Triple-Mode Characteristics of Cylindrical Cavity Loading a Cylindrical Dielectric Resonator

  • Received : 2016.12.09
  • Accepted : 2016.12.25
  • Published : 2016.12.30

Abstract

In this paper, a novel triple-mode cavity structure, designed for compactness and operating at 850 MHz, is analyzed. A cylindrical dielectric resonator is loaded into a metallic cylindrical cavity. Previous study has been focused on the analysis of the cylindrical dielectric resonator, but in this paper, the effect of the cylindrical metallic cavity has been analyzed. Enclosing the dielectric resonator inside the metallic cavity increases the resonant frequency of the dielectric resonator; however, this increases the quality factor and introduces the possibility of installing coupling screws. The principle of generation of triple-mode was investigated by parametric analysis. The generated triple-mode is TE011 mode and two orthogonally generated HEM121 modes. By adjusting the radius of the dielectric resonator, the height of the dielectric resonator, or the radius of the cylindrical metallic cavity, three modes could be coincided. However, the height of the metallic cavity keeps three modes separated. The mode characteristics of the proposed cavity are analyzed using a full-wave electromagnetic (EM) simulation. The proposed triple-mode cavity could be developed to triple-mode filter using a coupling screw, and the commercial application for the miniaturized filter below 1 GHz could be expected.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Ministry of Trade, Industry& Energy, Chosun University

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