PIER Letters
 
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters
ISSN: 1937-6480
Home | Search | Notification | Authors | Submission | PIERS Home | EM Academy
Home > Vol. 67 > pp. 103-109

COMPACT EXTREMELY WIDEBAND ANTENNA WITH PHOTONIC CRYSTAL STRUCTURE BASED ON MEMS MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY

By X. Zhu, X.-D. Yang, and X. Wang

Full Article PDF (1,357 KB)

Abstract:
An extremely wideband photonic crystal antenna is proposed with a very compact size of 16.6 x 26.6 x 0.9mm3. The double-layer materials of silicon and glass are selected as the antenna substrate. The band gap performance of photonic crystals can decrease electromagnetic wave absorption of silicon substrate, restrain surface wave loss of antenna, and increase electromagnetic wave space radiation. Hence the periodical photonic crystal with square lattices is applied in upper silicon substrate. The glass substrate not only decreases effective dielectric constant of antenna, but also supports silicon substrate with photonic crystal. MEMS processes are used to realize photonic crystal antenna with plenty tiny through-holes. The simulated and measured results demonstrate that photonic crystal can effectively expand the working bandwidth of base antenna.

Citation:
X. Zhu, X.-D. Yang, and X. Wang, "Compact Extremely Wideband Antenna with Photonic Crystal Structure Based on MEMS Manufacturing Technology," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 67, 103-109, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERL17011906

References:
1. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), "First report and order in the matter of revision of Part 15 of the com-mission's rules regarding ultra-wideband transmission systems,", ET-Docket, 98-153, 2002.

2. Joannopoulos, J. D., R. D. Meade, and J. N. Winn, Photonic Crystal: Molding the Flow of Light, 3-5, Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1995.
doi:10.1002/mop.29479

3. Pereira Jonathan, P. P., P. Da Silva Jose, and G. O. De Adller, "Microstrip antennas design based in periodic and quasiperiodic PBG symmetries," Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, Vol. 57, No. 12, 2914-2917, 2015.
doi:10.1109/LMWC.2005.855373

4. Leger, L., T. Monediere, and B. Jecko, "Enhancement of gain and radiation bandwidth for a planar 1-D EBG antenna," IEEE Microwave Wireless Communication Letter, Vol. 15, No. 9, 573-575, 2005.

5. Zeb, B. A., K. P. Esselle, and R. M. Hashmi, "Computational models for bandwidth enhancement of electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) resonator antennas and their limitations," IEEE International Conference on Computational Electromagnetics, 19-21, 2015.
doi:10.1109/APWC.2012.6324933

6. Neumann, N., R. Trieb, W.-S. Benedix, and D. Plettemeier, "Active integrated photonic antenna array," Proceedings of the 2012 IEEE-APS Topical Conference on Antennas and Propagation in Wireless Communications, 648-651, 2012.

7. Panda, P. K. and D. Ghosh, "Mushroom-like EBG structures for reducing RCS of patch antenna arrays," International Conference on Microwave and Photonics, 2013.
doi:10.1109/TAP.2002.800699

8. Cheype, C., C. Serier, and M. Thevenot, "An electromagnetic bandgap resonator antenn," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 50, No. 9, 1285-1290, 2002.
doi:10.1109/TAP.2004.840531

9. Weily, A. R., L. Horvath, and K. P. Esselle, "A planar resonator antenna based on a woodpile EBG material," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 53, No. 1, 216-223, 2005.
doi:10.1109/TAP.2014.2333052

10. Liu, W., Z. N. Chen, and X. Qing, "60-GHz thin broadband high-gain LTCC metamaterial- mushroom antenna array," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 62, No. 9, 4592-4601, 2014.
doi:10.1109/JSTQE.2005.845621

11. Seassal, C., et al., "InP bonded membrane photonics components and circuits: Toward 2.5 dimensional micro-nano-photonics," IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronic, Vol. 11, No. 2, 395-407, 2005.
doi:10.1364/OPEX.13.003310

12. Hattori, H. T., et al., "Coupling analysis of heterogeneous integrated InP based photonic crystal triangular lattice band-edge lasers and silicon waveguides," Optics Express, Vol. 13, No. 9, 3310-3322, 2005.
doi:10.1109/TMTT.2011.2176507

13. Oliver, J. M., et al., "A W-band micromachined 3-D cavity-backed patch antenna array with integrated diode detector," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, Vol. 60, No. 2, 284-292, 2012.

14. Prather, D. W., S. Shi, A. Sharkawy, J. Murakowski, and G. J. Schneider, Photonic Crystals: Theory, Applications, and Fabrication, 562-590, Wiley, Hoboken, N.J., 2009.
doi:10.1007/978-88-470-0844-1

15. Sibilia, C., Photonic Crystals: Physics and Technology, 223-243, Springer, Milano, 2008.


© Copyright 2010 EMW Publishing. All Rights Reserved