In this article, a dual-polarized hybrid cylindrical dielectric resonator antenna (CDRA) is studied. A ring-shaped patch along with an inverted L-strip is used to excite two different hybrid modes (HE11δ and HE12δ-like mode) in CDRA. HE12δ mode in CDRA is very advantageous in terms of gain and radiation characteristics. The proposed antenna design shows triple-band characteristics i.e. 1.88-2.06 GHz, 2.29-2.58 GHz and 2.9-3.93 GHz with the fractional bandwidth of 9.13%, 11.9% and 30.16%, respectively. Due to inverted L-strip, it shows circular polarization characteristics within the frequency range 3.3-3.55 GHz (AR<3 dB). The simulated results are practically verified by using archetype of proposed antenna structure. The proposed antenna design is applicable to WLAN (2.4 GHz) and WiMAX (2.5/3.5 GHz) applications.
Ravi Kumar Gangwar,
"Triple-Band Dual-Polarized Hybrid Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna with Hybrid Modes Excitation," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C,
Vol. 67, 97-105, 2016. doi:10.2528/PIERC16060904
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