Radiation Properties of Carbon Nanotubes Antenna at Terahertz/Infrared Range

  • Yue Wang
  • Qun Wu
  • Wei Shi
  • Xunjun He
  • Xiaofang Sun
  • Tailong Gui


The geometric structure and the terahertz/infrared radiation characteristics of carbon nanotubes dipole antenna arrays have been investigated by CST MICROWAVE STUDIO based on finite integral methods. In terahertz and infrared frequency span, the antenna properties such as electrical field distributions, scattering parameters, standing wave ratio, gain, and two dimension directivity patterns are discussed. Our results show that N × N antenna arrays have higher radiation efficiency than single carbon nanotube dipole antenna.


Carbon nanotube Terahertz/infrared Antenna arrays 



The work performed by Q. Wu was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (60571026), and work by W. Shi was partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (10396160).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yue Wang
    • 1
    • 3
  • Qun Wu
    • 2
  • Wei Shi
    • 3
  • Xunjun He
    • 1
  • Xiaofang Sun
    • 3
  • Tailong Gui
    • 1
  1. 1.Harbin University of Science and TechnologyHarbinPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.Harbin Institute of TechnologyHarbinPeople’s Republic of China
  3. 3.Xi’an University of TechnologyXi’anPeople’s Republic of China

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