Cylindrical electromagnetic bandgap structures for directive base station antennas

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  • Loughborough University

Abstract

This paper presents a new method to realize directive base station antennas by incorporating cylindrical electromagnetic bandgap (EBG) structures. The EBG structure behaves as a partially reflecting surface (PRS) and significantly enhances the E-plane directivity of a simple radiating dipole positioned in front of a metallic cylinder. A novel cylindrical antenna that operates at 2.4 GHz is simulated and presented.

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Details

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-89
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
Volume3
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2004