Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2009 (2009), Article ID 519850, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/519850
Research Article

Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator Antennas with Harmonic Control as an Active Antenna Radiator

1Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of Florence, Via C. Lombroso 6/17 - 50137 Firenze, Italy
2Department of Information Engineering, University of Pisa, Via G. Caruso 16, 56126 Pisa, Italy

Received 30 September 2008; Accepted 19 January 2009

Academic Editor: Giovanni Toso

Copyright © 2009 L. Lucci et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. K. Chang, R. A. York, P. S. Hall, and T. Itoh, “Active integrated antennas,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 50, no. 3, pp. 937–944, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. Y. Qian and T. Itoh, “Progress in active integrated antennas and their applications,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 46, no. 11, part 2, pp. 1891–1900, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. V. Radisic, Y. Qian, and T. Itoh, “Novel architectures for high-efficiency amplifiers for wireless applications,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 46, no. 11, part 2, pp. 1901–1909, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. S. Kwon, B. M. Lee, Y. J. Yoon, W. Y. Song, and J.-G. Yook, “A harmonic suppression antenna for an active integrated antenna,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 54–56, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. Y. J. Sung and Y.-S. Kim, “An improved design of microstrip patch antennas using photonic bandgap structure,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 5, pp. 1799–1804, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. M. J. Cryan, G. R. Buesnel, and P. S. Hall, “Analysis and control of harmonic radiation from active integrated oscillator antennas,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 50, no. 11, pp. 2639–2646, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. H. Kim, K. S. Hwang, K. Chang, and Y. J. Yoon, “Novel slot antennas for harmonic suppression,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 286–288, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. H. Kim and Y. J. Yoon, “Microstrip-fed slot antennas with suppressed harmonics,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 53, no. 9, pp. 2809–2817, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. A. Petosa, A. Ittipiboon, Y. M. M. Antar, D. Roscoe, and M. Cuhaci, “Recent advances in dielectric-resonator antenna technology,” IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 35–47, 1998. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. R. K. Mongia and A. Ittipiboon, “Theoretical and experimental investigations on rectangular dielectric resonator antennas,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 1348–1356, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. A. A. Kishk, “Dielectric resonator antenna elements for array applications,” in Proceedings of IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology (PAST '03), pp. 300–305, Boston, Mass, USA, October 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  12. A. Guraliuc, G. Manara, P. Nepa, G. Pelosi, and S. Selleri, “Harmonic tuning for Ku-band dielectric resonator antennas,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 6, pp. 568–571, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  13. A. Guraliuc, G. Manara, P. Nepa, G. Pelosi, and S. Selleri, “Investigation on harmonic tuning for active Ku-band rectangular dielectric resonator antennas,” International Journal of Antennas and Propagation, vol. 2008, Article ID 437538, 6 pages, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  14. L. Lucci, G. Manara, P. Nepa, G. Pelosi, L. Rossi, and S. Selleri, “Harmonic control in cylindrical DRA for active antennas,” in Proceedings of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (APS '07), pp. 3372–3375, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, June 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  15. A. R. Guraliuc, L. Lucci, G. Manara, P. Nepa, G. Pelosi, and S. Selleri, “Investigation on mutual coupling level in DRA sub-arrays for Ku-band active integrated antennas,” in Proceedings of IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium (AP-S '08), pp. 1–4, San Diego, Calif, USA, July 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. S. A. Long, M. W. McAllister, and L. C. Shen, “The resonant cylindrical dielectric cavity antenna,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 31, no. 3, pp. 406–412, 1983. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  17. P. Colantonio, F. Giannini, R. Giofré et al., “Active integrated antennas for efficient mobile terminals,” in Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Microwave and Optical Technology (ISMOT '07), pp. 625–628, Rome, Italy, December 2007.