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A Circular Quasi-Isotropic Dielectric Resonator Antenna for Bluetooth

By Bo Chen, Yueyuan Zhang, Beibei Xing, and Dan Tang
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 106, 49-55, 2022


A quasi-isotropic dielectric resonator antenna (DRA) is proposed under the 5.8 GHz industrial, scientific, and medical (ISM) standard. The antenna consists of a hollow cylinder and and a coaxial probe which feeds electricity. By digging a large hole in the cylindrical dielectric resonator, the HEM11δ mode and the TM10 mode of the floor are excited, the two modes are orthogonal, and the radiation characteristics are equivalent to orthogonal magnetic dipoles and electric dipoles, so as to achieve quasi-isotropic radiation characteristics. The large hole can also reserve space for other electronic components for Bluetooth devices with small space, such as capsule endoscope, mobile phone and Bluetooth headset. The characteristics of the antenna are simulated and analyzed by HFSS, and the optimized antenna structure parameters are obtained. The antenna is made for experimental testing. The measured results demonstrate that the antenna exhibits a good -10 dB-impedance bandwidth at 5.38-5.68 GHz and has the characteristics of miniaturization, quasi-isotropy, and high gain.


Bo Chen, Yueyuan Zhang, Beibei Xing, and Dan Tang, "A Circular Quasi-Isotropic Dielectric Resonator Antenna for Bluetooth," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 106, 49-55, 2022.


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