Singly and Dual Polarized Convoluted Frequency Selective Structures

Sanz-Izquierdo, Benito and Parker, Edward A. and Robertson, J.-B. and Batchelor, John C. (2010) Singly and Dual Polarized Convoluted Frequency Selective Structures. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 58 (3). pp. 690-696. ISSN 0018-926X. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Convoluting the elements of frequency selective surfaces produces resonating structures with very small unit cell dimensions. This feature is attractive when the FSS is to be used at low frequencies, mounted on a curved surface, or when placed in the proximity of compact radiators. The characteristics of single and dual polarized convoluted FSS are analyzed and measured. The development of novel convoluted elements derived from the square loop slot is traced and their performance is examined. A novel technique of interweaving convoluted loops allows for further cell size reduction, while increasing the passband width, introducing flexibility in wideband FSS design, particularly for tailoring the Electromagnetic Architecture of buildings, and mobile communications in the built environment. Simulated transmission responses of the convoluted structures are in good agreement with the measurements.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Built environment, convoluted elements, electromagnetic architecture, fractals, frequency selective surfaces
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7872.F5 Active filters, Frequency Selective Surfaces
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: Ted Parker
Date Deposited: 07 Apr 2010 15:58
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2014 10:07
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24223 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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