Multi-permittivity 3D-printed Ceramic Dual-Band Circularly Polarized Dielectric Resonator Antenna for Space Applications

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Authors : Quentin Lamotte, Gautier Mazingue, Jacek Bhatker, Nicolas Capet, Maxime Romier

Published in: 2021 15th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP)

This document presents a Dielectric Resonator Antenna (DRA) developed by ANYWAVES with the support of the French Space Agency (CNES) and the help of an academic partner XLIM. This antenna is circularly-polarized, dual-band (Upper-L-Band [1.559 – 1.61 GHz] and TTC S-Band [2.025 – 2.29 GHz]) and designed to be integrated on a CubeSat or Nanosatellite. The particularity of this DRA is that the dielectric part is a structured 3D-printed block of Zirconia with two different permittivities. Two different feeding lines have been designed: with and without an integrated diplexer.

NB : other authors have contributed to this publication. They are: Nicolas Delhote, Cyrille Menudier, Olivier Tantot, Marc Thévenot and Kévin Elis


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