Multifeed triangular lattice dielectric EBG antennas

Claudio Biancotto, Paul Record

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Abstract

The design of multifeed electromagnetic bandgap antennas is presented. A simple triangular lattice of dielectric rods is used to achieve good radiative performance and high decoupling between the monopole feeds. Two configurations were designed and analysed. The first configuration presents 3 monopole feeds and the radiation patterns can be rotated by 120° steps by feeding the corresponding monopole probe. The second configuration presents 6 monopole feeds and the radiation patterns can be rotated by 60 steps. Simulation results and measurements are then compared and found in very good agreement. Both configurations achieved similar performance: a fractional bandwidth greater than 30% and high directivity patterns in the H-plane with and average gain =9.5dBi and front-to-back-ratio =22dB. © 2010 IEICE Institute of Electronics Informati.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2010 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference Proceedings, APMC 2010
Pages881-884
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Event2010 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference - Yokohama, Japan
Duration: 7 Dec 201010 Dec 2010

Conference

Conference2010 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference
Abbreviated titleAPMC 2010
CountryJapan
CityYokohama
Period7/12/1010/12/10

Keywords

  • Dielectric antennas
  • EBG
  • electromagnetic bandgap
  • multifeed

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    Biancotto, C., & Record, P. (2010). Multifeed triangular lattice dielectric EBG antennas. In 2010 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference Proceedings, APMC 2010 (pp. 881-884)