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Experimental Verification of Z Antennas at UHF Frequencies



Christopher L. Holloway, Richard Ziolkowski, Peng Jin, J. A. Nielsen, M. H. Tanielian


Both 300 MHz and 570 MHz versions of the electrically small coaxially-fed Z antenna were designed and tested. These two cases demonstrate the ability to change the resonance frequency of the Z antenna by changing the value of its lumped element inductor. The numerically predicted and the measured results are in good agreement.
IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters


Antenna efficiency, antenna theory, electrically small antennas, metamaterials, parasitics, quality factors


Holloway, C. , , R. , Jin, P. , , J. and , M. (2009), Experimental Verification of Z Antennas at UHF Frequencies, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, [online], (Accessed June 22, 2024)


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Created December 8, 2009, Updated November 10, 2018