High efficiency on-chip Dielectric Resonator Antennna using micromachining technology
AuthorsSallam, Mai O.
De Raedt, Walter
Vandenbosch, Guy A. E.
Soliman, Ezzeldin A.
KAUST DepartmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
Electrical Engineering Program
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AbstractIn this paper, a novel cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DRA) operating at 60 GHz is introduced. The antenna is fabricated using a high-resistivity silicon wafer. The DR is defined in the wafer using micromachining technology. The feeding network is located at the other side of the wafer. The proposed antenna is simulated using HFSS and the results are verified by measurements. The antenna radiation is mainly along the broadside direction. The measured gain, radiation efficiency, and bandwidth are 7 dBi, 74.65%, and 2.23 GHz respectively. The antenna is characterized by high polarization purity where the maximum cross-polarization is -15 dB. © 2015 IEEE.
CitationSallam MO, Serry M, Shamim A, De Raedt W, Sedky S, et al. (2015) High efficiency on-chip Dielectric Resonator Antennna using micromachining technology. 2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/APS.2015.7304613.
Journal2015 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation & USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting
Conference/Event nameIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APS 2015