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Investigation of Wideband Two Elements Dual Segment Half-Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DS h -CDRA) with RCS Analysis

By Pinku Ranjan, Ravi Kumar Gangwar, Abhishek Pratap Singh, and Ayush Varshney
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 85, 235-246, 2018
doi:10.2528/PIERC18053103

Abstract

In this paper dual segment half Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas (DS h-CDRA), deploying homogenous elements, are designed and analyzed for wide-band applications. At first a single element is analyzed followed by two element DS h-CDRA. Further, Radar Cross Section (RCS) analysis is performed for different angles and frequencies. The proposed antennas are excited from the center of the ground plane using a coaxial probe feed, which results in TM01δ as a mode of excitation in cylindrical DRA. The input impedance and radiation characteristics are determined and compared with measured results, which shows good agreement. The proposed DS h-CDRA provides measured wide bandwidth (≈ 98%) from 5.0 GHz to 11.5 GHz with gain of 4.85 dBi, and it is found constant throughout the operational band (with omnidirectional radiation pattern). The designed antennas performance has also been compared with two element h-CDRA and found even better for the same volume and effective radiation area. The RCS analysis has been performed for monostatic and bistatic mode at different frequencies and angles. The proposed antenna has been found suitable for 5.0 GHz WLAN and WiMAX wireless application.

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Pinku Ranjan, Ravi Kumar Gangwar, Abhishek Pratap Singh, and Ayush Varshney, "Investigation of Wideband Two Elements Dual Segment Half-Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DS h -CDRA) with RCS Analysis," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 85, 235-246, 2018.
doi:10.2528/PIERC18053103
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=18053103

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