Triangular lattice dielectric EBG antenna

Claudio Biancotto, Paul Record

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Abstract

A novel electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) antenna based on a triangular lattice of dielectric rods is presented and analyzed using an in-house developed finite-difference-time-domain software simulator. The design steps and the simulations results are presented, focusing on the design of antenna structures with high directivity patterns on the H-plane. Finally, the measurement results of a set of experiments carried out on a prototype designed and built to operate in the X-band are presented and discussed, showing very good agreement with simulations: 31% fractional bandwidth and an average gain of 11.5 dBi are achieved within the bandwidth with 27 dB front-to-back-ratio in the azimuthal plane. © 2010 IEEE.

Original languageEnglish
Article number5419042
Pages (from-to)95-98
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
Volume9
Issue numbern/a
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

Keywords

  • Band-gap
  • Electromagnetic band-gap (EBG) antenna

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