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2013-09-13

Integrated Ultra-Wideband Plannar Monopole with Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas

By Yongfeng Wang, Shu Liu, Tayeb Denidni, Qingsheng Zeng, and Gao Wei
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 44, 41-53, 2013
doi:10.2528/PIERC13070902

Abstract

An ultra-wideband (UWB) planar monopole antenna integrated with a narrow-band (NB) cylindrical dielectric resonator antenna (DRA) is presented. The proposed antenna consists of a UWB monopole excited by a coplanar waveguide (CPW) transmission line, acting as a ground for a DRA excited by a slot. The mode HEM11δ is excited in the NB DRA. To validate the concept of integration, an antenna is fabricated and measured. The measured results demonstrate that the UWB antenna provides a 2:1 voltage standing wave ratio (VSWR) bandwidth for 3.05-11 GHz, integrated with a dual-band NB antenna. Moreover, the two ports have the same polarization and a reasonable isolation (less than -10 dB) between each other. This is a promising candidate for applications in cognitive radio, where the UWB antenna can be used for spectrum sensing and the NB antenna for communication operation.

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Yongfeng Wang, Shu Liu, Tayeb Denidni, Qingsheng Zeng, and Gao Wei, "Integrated Ultra-Wideband Plannar Monopole with Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 44, 41-53, 2013.
doi:10.2528/PIERC13070902
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=13070902

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