Design and implementation of the planar inverted-F antenna using computer simulation technology for wireless applications

Document Type : Research Paper


Department of Physics, College of Science, University of Baghdad, Baghdad, Iraq


The Planar Inverted-F antenna (PIFA) is becoming more popular in the new multi-band mobile phone industry for
transceiver systems of wireless communication systems. The purpose of this paper is to design and implement a
planar inverted-F antenna for wireless communication. This device can work in the S-band resonance frequency range.
Because the antenna is a quarter wavelength, the antenna size and return loss are reduced. The practical results of
the used antenna showed that the return loss is about 34.20 dB, the voltage Standing Wave Ratio(VSWR) is 1.18258,
and the bandwidth is 220 MHz. Theoretically, the directivity, gain, and input impedance values were also calculated
as 5.617 dB,5.247 dB, and 50 Ω, respectively. Therefore, the desired antenna is considered to perform well in terms
of return loss and voltage. It can be utilized in Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and Long Term Evolution (LTE) applications in
fourth-generation cellular communications (4G).


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Volume 14, Issue 5
May 2023
Pages 103-112
  • Receive Date: 05 January 2023
  • Revise Date: 24 February 2023
  • Accept Date: 11 March 2023
  • First Publish Date: 23 March 2023