US 9,812,770 B2
Antenna integrated with metal chassis
Joselito Gavilan, Santa Clara, CA (US); and Warren Lee, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Assigned to Nvidia Corporation, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Filed by Nvidia Corporation, Santa Clara, CA (US)
Filed on Dec. 12, 2012, as Appl. No. 13/711,951.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/721,358, filed on Nov. 1, 2012.
Prior Publication US 2014/0118204 A1, May 1, 2014
Int. Cl. H01Q 9/00 (2006.01); H01Q 1/50 (2006.01); H01Q 1/24 (2006.01); H01Q 9/42 (2006.01); H01Q 5/371 (2015.01); H01Q 5/378 (2015.01)
CPC H01Q 1/50 (2013.01) [H01Q 1/243 (2013.01); H01Q 5/371 (2015.01); H01Q 5/378 (2015.01); H01Q 9/42 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. An antenna, comprising:
a grounded segment extending from a metal chassis of an electronic device, wherein the metal chassis includes one or more bands of conductive material bounding its height and width near a side edge thereof, and further wherein at least one of the bands of conductive material includes a window located therein, and further wherein the grounded segment extends into the window; and
a feed portion coplanar with the grounded segment, the grounded segment and feed portion jointly tuned to cause the antenna to communicate in selected bands of frequencies.