Microstrip Patch Antenna with Metamaterial Using Superstrate Technic for Wireless Communication

Rasha Mahdi Salih, Ali Khalid Jassim


This work builds a metamaterial (MTM) superstrate loaded on a patch of microstrip antenna for wireless communications. The MTM superstrate is made up of four G-shaped resonators on FR-4 substrate with a relative permittivity of 4.3 and has a total area of (8×16) mm2. The MTM superstrate is higher than the patch. The MTM superstrate increases antenna gain while also raising the input reflection coefficient when it is 9 mm above the patch and 7 mm above the patch respectively. The gain increased from 3.28 dB to 6.02 dB, and the input reflection coefficient was enhanced from -31.217 dB to -45.8 dB When the MTM superstrate loaded antenna was compared to the traditional unloaded antenna, it was discovered that metamaterials have a lot of potential for improving antenna performance.


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.11591/eei.v10i4.2722


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