Study on the Effect of Dielectric Structure to the Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DRA)

  • Mohamadariff Othman
  • Mohd Fadzil Ain
  • Ubaid Ullah
  • Seyi S. Olokede
  • Mohd Zaid Abdullah
  • Arjuna Marzuki
  • Wan Fahmin Faiz Wan Ali
  • Zainal Arifin Ahmad
  • Julie Juliewatty
  • Srimala Sreekantan
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 291)

Abstract

This paper presents the effect of variation of diameter and height of DR to the resonant frequency and radiation pattern of DRA. Analysis was carried out on the DR with diameter of 10.66 mm and height of 4.4 mm. The simulated and measured resonant frequencies were 3.67 and 3.77 GHz, respectively. The E-plane radiation pattern of CDRA was bi-directional pattern. The analysis was based on the CST simulation which varied the thickness and height of DR with the same increment and decrement of 1 mm. The resonant frequency of CDRA shifts significantly when the height of DR is varied, in contrast to the variation of DR’s diameter. The radiation pattern of antenna does not change when the dimension (height or diameter) of DR were altered.

Keywords

Antenna Dielectric material Dielectric resonator Dielectric resonator antenna 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The works was supported by research university team grant (RUT) of 1001/PELECT/854004, postgraduate research grant scheme (PGRS) of 1001/PELECT/8044046 from Universiti Sains Malaysia and MyBrain scholarship from Malaysian ministry of higher education (Ref. No. KPT/B/831219045295).

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© Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamadariff Othman
    • 1
  • Mohd Fadzil Ain
    • 1
  • Ubaid Ullah
    • 1
  • Seyi S. Olokede
    • 1
  • Mohd Zaid Abdullah
    • 1
  • Arjuna Marzuki
    • 1
  • Wan Fahmin Faiz Wan Ali
    • 1
  • Zainal Arifin Ahmad
    • 1
  • Julie Juliewatty
    • 1
  • Srimala Sreekantan
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringUniversiti SainsPenangMalaysia

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