Skip to main content
banner image
No data available.
Please log in to see this content.
You have no subscription access to this content.
No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
The full text of this article is not currently available.
I. M. Reaney and D. Iddles, “Microwave Dielectric ceramics for resonators and filters in mobile phone networks,” J Am Ceram Soc 89(7), 20632072 (2006).
F. Xiang, H. Wang, and X. Yao, “Preparation and dielectric properties of bismuth-based dielectric/PTFE microwave composites,” J Eur Ceram Soc 26(10–1), 19992002 (2006).
P. M. T. Ikonen, K. N. Rozanov, A. V. Osipov, P. Alitalo, and S. A. Tretyakov, “Magnetodielectric Substrates in Antenna Miniaturization: Potential and Limitations,” IEEE Trans Antennas Propag 54(11), 33913399 (2006).
G. P. Gauthier, A. Courtay, and G. M. Rebeiz, “Microstrip Antennas on synthesized low dielectric-constant substrates,” IEEE Trans. Antennas Propag 45(8), 13101314 (1997).
K. Kitatani, Y. Sakaguchi, and Y. Okamura, “Functional microwave flat antenna using alumina ceramic substrate and piezoelectric actuator,” J Am Ceram Soc 26(10), 21892192 (2006).
S. Rajesh, K. P. Murali, and R. Ratheesh, “Preparation and characterization of high permittivity and low loss PTFE/CaTiO3 microwave laminates,” Polym Composite 30, 14801485 (2009).
G. Subodh, V. Deepu, P. Mohanan, and M. T. Sebastian, “Dielectric response of high permittivity polymer ceramic composite with low loss tangent,” Appl Phys Lett 95, 062903 (2009).
N. K. James, K. Stanly Jacob, K. P. Muraliand, and R. Ratheesh, “Ba(Mg1/3Ta2/3)O3 filled PTFE composites for microwave substrate applications,” Mater Chem Phys 122, 507511 (2010).
S. George, P. S. Anjana, and M. T. Sebastian, “Dielectric, mechanical, and thermal properties of low-permittivity polymer–ceramic composites for microelectronic applications,” Int J Appl Ceram Technol 7, 461474 (2010).
L. Zhang, Z. X. Yue, and L. T. Li, “Low dielectric loss polymer-ceramic composites for wireless temperature sensation,” Key Engineering Materials 602–603, 752756 (2014).
Y. J. Wu and X. M. Chen, “Structures and microwave dielectric properties of Ba6–3x(Nd,Biy)8+2xTi18O54 (x = 2/3) solid solution,” J Mater Res 16, 17341738 (2001).
K. S. Jacob, R. Satheesh, and R. Ratheesh, “Preparation and microwave characterization of BaNd2-xSmxTi4O12 (0 ≤ x≤ 2) ceramics and their effect on the temperature coefficient of dielectric constant in polytetrafluoroethylene composites,” Mater Res Bull 44, 20222026 (2009).
C. C. Wu, C. F. Yang, Y. Chen, C. Y. Huang, and C. J. Huang, “Fabrication of circular polarization antenna on PEI/BSTZ composite substrate for the application of UHF-RFID reader,” J Electrochem Soc 156(12), 197200 (2009).
P. S. Anjana and M. T. Sebastian, “Low dielectric loss PTFE/CeO2 ceramic composites for microwave substrate applications,” Int J Appl Ceram Technol 5, 325333 (2008).
M. T. Sebastian and H. Jantunen, “Polymer–ceramic composites of 0–3 connectivity for circuits in electronics: A Review,” Int J Appl Ceram Technol 7, 415434 (2010).
S. Thomas, V. Deepub, S. Uma, P. Mohanan, J. Philip, and M. T. Sebastian, “Preparation, characterization and properties of Sm2Si2O7 loaded polymer composites for microelectronic applications,” Mater Sci Eng B 163(2), 6775 (2009).

Data & Media loading...


Article metrics loading...



Unique polymer-ceramic composites for microwave antenna applications were prepared via melt extrusion using high-density polyethylene (HDPE) as the matrix and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) coated BaO–NdO–TiO (BNT) ceramic-powders as the filler. By incorporating LDPE into the composites via a coating route, high ceramic-powder volume content (up to 50 vol%) could be achieved. The composites exhibited good microwave dielectric and thermomechanical behaviors. As BNT ceramic content increased from 10 vol% to 50 vol%, the permittivity of the composites increased from 3.45 (9 GHz) to 11.87 (7 GHz), while the dielectric loss remained lower than 0.0016. Microstrip antennas for applications in global positioning systems (GPS) were designed and fabricated from the composites containing 50 vol% BNT ceramics. The results indicate that the composites that have suitable permittivity and low dielectric loss are promising candidates for applications in miniaturized microwave devices, such as antennas.


Full text loading...


Access Key

  • FFree Content
  • OAOpen Access Content
  • SSubscribed Content
  • TFree Trial Content
752b84549af89a08dbdd7fdb8b9568b5 journal.articlezxybnytfddd