Grounded antenna for a wireless communication device and method

  • US 7,411,552 B2
  • Filed: 08/17/2006
  • Issued: 08/12/2008
  • Est. Priority Date: 07/18/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A wireless communication device, comprising:

  • a substrate;

    a ground plane positioned on one side of the substrate;

    a wireless communication chip electrically connected to said ground plane and proximate thereto;

    an antenna having a first end and a second end, said first end electrically connected to said ground plane; and

    said second end comprising an open circuit.

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