International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves

, Volume 29, Issue 1, pp 35-42

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Radiation Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Antenna at Terahertz/Infrared Range

  • Yue WangAffiliated withHarbin University of Science and TechnologyXi’an University of Technology Email author 
  • , Qun WuAffiliated withHarbin Institute of Technology
  • , Wei ShiAffiliated withXi’an University of Technology
  • , Xunjun HeAffiliated withHarbin University of Science and Technology
  • , Xiaofang SunAffiliated withXi’an University of Technology
  • , Tailong GuiAffiliated withHarbin University of Science and Technology

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The geometric structure and the terahertz/infrared radiation characteristics of carbon nanotubes dipole antenna arrays have been investigated by CST MICROWAVE STUDIO based on finite integral methods. In terahertz and infrared frequency span, the antenna properties such as electrical field distributions, scattering parameters, standing wave ratio, gain, and two dimension directivity patterns are discussed. Our results show that N × N antenna arrays have higher radiation efficiency than single carbon nanotube dipole antenna.


Carbon nanotube Terahertz/infrared Antenna arrays