Dielectric Rod Antenna

Simulation time and requirements for EM computation of dielectric rod are listed in the table below, demonstrating how requirements are reduced by applying two symmetry planes. Results are presented for radiation pattern and near field.

Model of the Antenna

Parameter Value
Rrod 0.026 m
Lrod 0.18 m
Lwg 0.155 m
Dwg 0.005 m
Rwg 0.031 m
Zwire 0.114 m
Hwire 0.0125 m
ε 2.5

Simulation Parameters (on Intel Core i7 950 CPU 3.07GHz)

Model No. of unknowns Time @ 10GHz Time / Near Field Pt. Time / Radiation Pt.
full 1203 0.41 sec 1.36e-4 sec 3.63e-5 sec
quarter 302 0.205 sec 1.28e-4 sec 6.39e-5 sec


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