Hemispherical Dielectric Antenna

Simulation time and requirements for EM computation of HDA are listed in the table below, demonstrating how requirements are reduced by applying one symmetry plane. Results are presented for radiation pattern and return loss.

Model of the Antenna

Parameter Value
Rsph 0.02598 m
Dwire 0.0174 m
Hwire 0.0152 m
Xref 0.155448 m
Yref 0.077724 m
Real{ε} 8.9
Imag{ε} -0.03

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

Model No. of unknowns Time / Frequency Time / Radiation Pt.
full 480 0.3812 sec 6.336e-5 sec
half 238 0.2772 sec 6.126e-5 sec


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