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Hossein Malekpour Shahraki

Hossein Malekpour Shahraki

Academic rank: Assistant Professor
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2788-1624
Education: PhD.
ScopusId: 55509638100
Faculty: Engineering
Address: Arak University


Design, analysis, and modeling of miniaturized multi-band patch arrays using mushroom-type electromagnetic band gap structures
circuit model, conventional mushroom-type EBG (CMT-EBG), coplanar waveguide (CPW), electromag- netic band gap (EBG), multi-band, patch arrays
Journal International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering
Researchers Hossein Malekpour Shahraki ، Shahrokh Jam


Novel designs of miniaturized multi-band 1 3 2 patch antenna array with electromag- netic band gap (EBG) for wideband operation are presented in this article. The proposed patch array is composed of three unequal arms fed by CPW-to-slotline transitions to widen the impedance bandwidth with multiple resonances. By adding two conventional mushroom-type EBG (CMT-EBG) structures on both sides of 100 X slotline transitions, the compact wideband patch array (first design) is obtained. This proposed design with CMT-EBG includes two bands with the measured ranges (S 210 dB) of 6.65-6.95 GHz (C-band) and 8.57-11.53 GHz (X-band). Moreover, the proposed 1 3 2 patch array with the 3 3 3 CMT-EBG array on the one side of the structure (second design) operates at multi-bands with the measured 210 dB impedance bandwidths of 5.80-5.98 GHz, 6.25-6.47 GHz, and 8.48-11.52 GHz. The second design compared to the first design introduces a considerable size reduction with more resonance tuning capability. The performance of the proposed designs is analyzed based on the EBG band gap properties near the slotline transitions. These designs with the EBGs indicate prominent features like resonance tuning capability, acceptable miniaturization, and enhanced impedance bandwidth with low-fabrication cost. In this study, an equivalent circuit model of the proposed first design with EBG is also offered to describe the properties of multi-band operation.