Exploring Polymer Substrates for CBSIW Antennas: Paper and Denim for Enhanced Gain and Bandwidth

Year : 2024 | Volume :12 | Issue : 03 | Page : 64-80
By

M. Ravi Kishore

Dr.K.C.B.Rao

  1. Research Scholar 1Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, JNTUK,Kakinada Andhra Pradesh India
  2. Professor Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, JNTUGV, Vizianagaram Andhra Pradesh India

Abstract

This paper presents a novel approach to antenna design by leveraging the unique properties of paper and Denim materials, both of which are polymers. This research underscores the potential of unconventional polymer materials like paper and jeans in antenna design, offering new avenues for the development of lightweight, flexible, and cost-effective communication devices for diverse wireless applications. The study focuses on the design and analysis of non-conventional substrate-based Circular Backed Substrate Integrated Waveguide (CBSIW) antennas. Specifically, two antennas, namely the Wearable Circular CBSIW antenna and Paper-based Circular CBSIW antenna, are designed and simulated using the HFSS simulator platform. These antennas are fabricated on Fabriano 5 paper and denim jeans substrates, respectively, and their performance characteristics are experimentally validated. The results demonstrate that the proposed multi-band paper-based antenna exhibits resonant frequencies at 2.4 GHz and 4.9 GHz with optimal bandwidths. Moreover, the denim-based antenna also shows promising performance. Notably, the peak gain of the proposed antennas reaches nearly 16 dB, indicating their suitability for various applications such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth IIoT, Sub 6 GHz, and Intelligent Transport Systems.

Keywords: Polymer based substrates, Cellulose Fibre Based Paper Substrate, Synthetic Polymer Blended Denim Substrate, Cavity Backed Substrate Integrated Waveguide (CBSIW), Gain and Bandwidth of Antenna.

[This article belongs to Journal of Polymer and Composites(jopc)]

How to cite this article: M. Ravi Kishore, Dr.K.C.B.Rao. Exploring Polymer Substrates for CBSIW Antennas: Paper and Denim for Enhanced Gain and Bandwidth. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; 12(03):64-80.
How to cite this URL: M. Ravi Kishore, Dr.K.C.B.Rao. Exploring Polymer Substrates for CBSIW Antennas: Paper and Denim for Enhanced Gain and Bandwidth. Journal of Polymer and Composites. 2024; 12(03):64-80. Available from: https://journals.stmjournals.com/jopc/article=2024/view=144195





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Volume 12
Issue 03
Received March 18, 2024
Accepted April 6, 2024
Published April 24, 2024