Optimal design of cpw slot antennas using taguchi's method

Wei Chung Weng, T.m. Choi

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Abstract

In this study, a one-element coplanar-waveguide (CPW) slot antenna and a two-element series aperiodic CPW slot antenna array are optimized by Taguchi's method, in conjunction with a full-wave simulator to analyze the antennas, to achieve the desired goals. As a comparison, particle swarm optimization (PSO) is also used to design the two antennas. Optimization results show that the desired frequency responses of the antenna are successfully achieved by the two approaches. The optimization results from the Taguchi's method significantly outperformed the PSO method in these two slot-antenna configurations.

Original languageEnglish
Article number4787484
Pages (from-to)1542-1545
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Magnetics
Volume45
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2009

Keywords

  • Coplanar waveguide (CPW)
  • Optimization techniques
  • Particle swarm optimization (PSO)
  • Slot antennas
  • Taguchi method

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