Application Note

Application Example: Matching Network Design For GPS/ Bluetooth Antenna

Source: Remcom, Inc.
Application Example: Matching Network Design for GPS/ Bluetooth Antenna

A single antenna can be used for GPS and Bluetooth applications if a matching network is properly designed. Once the desired matching network topology is determined using a circuit simulator, full wave simulations are needed to determine the final LC values, because there is parasitic coupling between the antenna and matching network that is not considered by the circuit simulator. Download the application note describing how the XFdtd's Circuit Element Optimizer is used to determine optimal matching component values for a dual purpose antenna.