King's College London

Research portal

Antenna design by using specialist tool for the 3D em simulation of high frequency components

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Irina L. Alborova, Maria Koutsoupidou, Andrey Rogozin, Panagiotis Kosmas, Lesya N. Anishchenko

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Number of pages2
Volume2017-November
ISBN (Electronic)9781538631690
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2018
Event2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017 - Tel-Aviv, Israel
Duration: 13 Nov 201715 Nov 2017

Conference

Conference2017 IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Antennas, Communications and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2017
CountryIsrael
CityTel-Aviv
Period13/11/201715/11/2017

Documents

  • Antenna design by using_ALBOROVA_Accepted21October2017_GREEN AAM

    Antenna_design_by_using_ALBOROVA_Accepted21October2017_GREEN_AAM.pdf, 372 KB, application/pdf

    30/05/2018

    Accepted author manuscript

    © 2018 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.

King's Authors

Abstract

This paper presents the study results of the Self-complementary Bow-tie Antenna (SCBT-antenna) for microwave imaging. The most important milestones are to select the optimal antenna characteristics for MWI and to model and simulate the array element using specialized software packages. The antenna was modelled on an aluminum nitride substrate with a dielectric constant of 8.6 and thickness of 1.5 mm. The breast phantom was presented as a parallelepiped with dimensions of 100×100×52 mm, which consist two layers (adipose tissue and 2 mm thickness skin) and a spherical inclusion imitating the tumor. The simulation results obtained from CST software showed a -10 dB return loss bandwidth from 1.75 to 2.36 GHz in free space and 1.45-1.77 GHz when the antenna was placed at the proximity of the tissue. Penetration depth was approximately 30-40 mm. Further investigation of the antenna is required using phantoms with more anatomical details.

Download statistics

No data available

View graph of relations

© 2018 King's College London | Strand | London WC2R 2LS | England | United Kingdom | Tel +44 (0)20 7836 5454