• Nizar Sghaier
  • Lassaad Latrach
  • Ali Gharsallah




Complementary Split ring, Gain, Specific Absorption Rate, Wireless Local Area Network


This paper proposes a new design of Planar Inverted-F Antenna with complementary split ring resonators (CSRRs). The operating frequency of this antenna is 2.425 GHz for Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) application. The method is to incorporate a single CSRR cell and a periodic array CSRRs on the radiating patch. We studied the effect of this method on the characteristics of antenna in free space and in the presence of the user. We used a homogeneous model of a human head near our antenna. The parameters that considered in these works are gain, electric field, magnetic field, return loss, radiation pattern, power loss density and Specific Absorption Rate. The addition of CSRRs on to PIFA antenna will improve the gain from 4.76 dB to 4.81 dB and will reduce the Specific Absorption Rate from 3.57 W/kg to 2.95 W/kg.


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How to Cite

Nizar Sghaier, Lassaad Latrach, & Ali Gharsallah. (2016). EFFECT OF COMPLEMENTARY SPLIT RING RESONATOR STRUCTURE ON PIFA ANTENNA. Journal of Microwaves, Optoelectronics and Electromagnetic Applications (JMOe), 15(3), 237-246. https://doi.org/10.1590/2179-10742016v15i3583



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