Dielectric Resonator Antenna Based Dual Port Multiple Input Multiple Output Antenna

Authors

  • Muhammad Zia Hameed Department of Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, 47050, Pakistan
  • Shabbir Majeed Department of Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, 47050, Pakistan
  • Rashid Saleem Department of Electrical and Telecommunication Engineering University of Engineering and Technology, Taxila, 47050, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Farhan Shafique Center for Advanced Studies in Telecom (CAST) COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT), Park Road, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad, 45550, Pakistan
  • Sabih ur Rehman School of Computing and Mathematics, Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia

Keywords:

Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DRA), decoupling structure, Electromagnetic Band Gap (EBG), Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO)

Abstract

This paper presents a Dielectric Resonator based dual frequency band Multiple Input and Multiple Output (MIMO) antenna for wireless communication. This antenna is designed for WLAN (5.5─5.8 GHz) and X─band (8─8.1 GHz) applications. A pair of DRAs is placed on a FR-4 substrate and is excited through microstrip feed lines placed on rear side of substrate. A via-less EBG structure is introduced to suppress the mutual coupling among DRAs. The measured isolation among the two antenna ports is 25 dB and 41 dB for 5.6 GHz and 8.05 GHz respectively. The overall dimension of the antenna is 0.72 λ0 × 0.52 λ0 at lower resonant frequency. Simulated and measured results are in good agreement, which supports the potential application of the proposed antenna for high gain WLAN and X─band applications.

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Published

2019-08-01

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Muhammad Zia Hameed, Shabbir Majeed, Rashid Saleem, Muhammad Farhan Shafique, & Sabih ur Rehman. (2019). Dielectric Resonator Antenna Based Dual Port Multiple Input Multiple Output Antenna. The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Journal (ACES), 34(08), 1254–1257. Retrieved from https://journals.riverpublishers.com/index.php/ACES/article/view/8311

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