1×4 Dielectric Resonator Antenna Array with Corporate Feed for C-Band RADAR
Nelapati Ananda Rao1, Sekhar M2
1Nelapati Ananda Rao, Department of E.C.E, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Guntur, India.
2Sekhar M, Department of E.C.E, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Guntur, India.
Manuscript received on 30 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 05 July 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 1046-1049 | Volume-8 Issue-9, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: H6368068819/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.H6368.078919
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Abstract: A four element 1×4 dielectric resonator antenna array with corporate feed structure has been designed and investigated in this paper. microstrip feed has been used to power the corporate feed structure. Proposed antenna radiates at the C-band frequency of 6.5GHz which is widely used for the RADAR applications. For the design of corporate feed equal split Wilkinson power divider concept is been used. Arlon material has been used as base to the antenna which is having a thickness of 0.79mm. Proposed antenna is having a gain of 12dB. From the return loss and smith chart plots we can observed the impedance matching characteristics of the antenna array. A beam width of 250 is obtained with a SLL of 15dB which is best acceptable for array applications.
Index Terms: Antenna Array, C-Band, Strip feed, Power Divider.
Scope of the Article: Microwave Antenna