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Title: A novel FSS for gain enhancement of printed antennas in UWB frequency spectrum
Authors: Tahir, Farooq A.
Arshad, Talha
Ullah, Sadiq
Flint, James A.
Keywords: Frequency selective surface
UWB
High gain
FSS reflector
Gain enhancement
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Wiley
Citation: TAHIR, F.A. ... et al, 2017. A novel FSS for gain enhancement of printed antennas in UWB frequency spectrum. Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, 59 (10), pp. 2698-2704.
Abstract: This paper presents a novel compact unilayer frequency selective surface (FSS) for ultra-wideband (UWB) applications particularly for gain enhancement of printed antennas. The proposed FSS unit cell consists of simple metallic patterns printed on both sides of 14 mm × 14 mm FR4 substrate. The proposed FSS has very low transmission co-efficient and linearly decreasing reflection phase over the bandwidth of 9 GHz in 3–12 GHz range, which makes it suitable candidate to provide in-phase reflection for UWB antennas. For the validation of gain-enhancement capability, the FSS is paired with a general monopole UWB antenna demonstrating an average gain improvement of 4 dB. The antenna composite has a maximum gain of 8.9 dBi.
Description: This paper is closed access until 27th July 2018.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1002/mop.30789
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/26507
Publisher Link: https://doi.org/10.1002/mop.30789
ISSN: 0895-2477
Appears in Collections:Closed Access (Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering)

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