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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 904374, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/904374
Research Article

Novel Dual Band Microstrip Circular Patch Antennas Loaded with ENG and MNG Metamaterials

1Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, BUET, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
2Department of ECE, University of British Columbia, Okanagan, BC, Canada

Received 13 September 2013; Accepted 20 November 2013; Published 11 February 2014

Academic Editor: Guo Qing Luo

Copyright © 2014 Md. Ababil Hossain et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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