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Design of Wide-Band Dielectric Resonator Antenna with a Two-Segment Structure

By Pejman Rezaei, Mohammad Hakkak, and Keyvan Forooraghi
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 66, 111-124, 2006
doi:10.2528/PIER06110701

Abstract

This paper discusses the analysis of a novel two-segment rectangular dielectric resonator antenna (DRA) for broadening of the impedance bandwidth. In the proposed configuration, two rectangular dielectric sections are used which are separated by a metal plate. With this configuration, it is possible to excite two adjacent resonant frequencies. Utilizing the two-segment thin DRA and skillfully varying its aspect ratio, an appropriate structure is obtained that illustrates more than 76.8% impedance bandwidth (for S11>10 dB) at 3.32- 7.46 GHz frequency band.

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Pejman Rezaei, Mohammad Hakkak, and Keyvan Forooraghi, "Design of Wide-Band Dielectric Resonator Antenna with a Two-Segment Structure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 66, 111-124, 2006.
doi:10.2528/PIER06110701
http://jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=06110701

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