SMT Multiband Antenna for Mobile Devices

The Fractus mXTEND™ Antenna Booster has been specifically designed for providing multiband performance in wireless devices (in particular in mobile devices), enabling worldwide coverage by allowing operation in the communication standards GSM850, GSM900, GSM1800/DCS, GSM1900/PCS, UMTS, LTE2100, LTE2300, and LTE2500.

The mXTEND™ Antenna Booster belongs to a new generation of antenna solutions based on the Virtual Antenna™ technology developed by Fractus®. The technology is mainly focused on replacing conventional antenna solutions by miniature and standard components.

Features

  • Omnidirectional Radiation Pattern
  • Linear Polarization
  • -40 to +85°C Temperature Range
  • 50 Ω Impedance
  • 5mm x 5mm x 5mm
    (L x W x H)

Applications

  • Handsets
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets/Phablets
  • Laptop
  • PCs
  • Netbooks
  • Embedded Wireless (M2M)

Benefits

  • High efficiency
  • Small size
  • Cost-effective
  • Easy-to-use (pick and place)
  • Multi band / Multi Format (worldwide standards)
  • Standard Product (no customization is required)

Technical Resources

Datasheets
FR01-S4-250
User Manual
FR01-S4-250_UM
Whitepaper
Fractus FR01-S4-250 White Paper

SMT Multiband Antenna for Mobile Devices*
Part Number Evaluation Board Frequency Board Efficiency Peak Gain VSWR
FR01-S4-250 U.FL Cables 698-798MHz >45% 0.6dBi <3:1
824-960MHz >50% 0.6dBi <3:1
1710-2690MHz >70% 3.2dBi <3:1
Coplanar Transmission Lines 698-798MHz >40% -0.2dBi <3:1
824-960MHz >50% 1.3dBi <3:1
1710-2690MHz >70% 2.8dBi <3:1

*Data is based on the Three Port Evaluation Boards.

Antenna Evaluation Boards
Fractus Part Number Ports Frequencies (MHz) Configuration
EB_FR01-S4-250-UFL1R-700 One 698 – 798 u.FL Cables
EB_FR01-S4-250-CPW1R-700 One 698 – 798 Coplanar Transmission Lines
EB_FR01-S4-250-UFL1R-850 One 824 – 960 u.FL Cables
EB_FR01-S4-250-CPW1R-850 One 824 – 960 Coplanar Transmission Lines
EB_FR01-S4-250-UFL1R-1700 One 1710 – 2690 u.FL Cables
EB_FR01-S4-250-CPW1R-1700 One 1710 – 2690 Coplanar Transmission Lines
EB_FR01-S4-250-UFL2R Two 824 – 960 & 1710 – 2690 u.FL Cables
EB_FR01-S4-250-CPW2R Two 824 – 960 & 1710 – 2690 Coplanar Transmission Lines
EB_FR01-S4-250-UFL3R Three 698 – 798, 824 – 960 & 1710 - 2690 u.FL Cables
EB_FR01-S4-250-CPW3R Three 698 – 798, 824 – 960 & 1710 - 2690 Coplanar Transmission Lines

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