Dielectric EBG corner reflector antenna

C. Biancotto, P. Record

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Abstract

In this paper, we present a novel dielectric EBG corner reflector antenna. The reflector is realized using dielectric rods arranged in a square lattice. The influence of reflector width, length and source distance from the corner apex is investigated using a simple two-dimensional antenna model; results are then used to design a threedimensional antenna. A prototype was build and tested, showing a good agreement between simulations and measurements results: 40% impedance bandwidth is achieved as well as stable radiation patterns with a maximum gain of 13.5 dBi and a front-to-back-ratio greater than 20 dB. © 2010 VSP.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2107-2118
Number of pages12
JournalJournal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
Volume24
Issue number14-15
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2010

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