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APPLICATION OF INTEGRAL EQUATION METHOD TO METAL-PLATE LENS STRUCTURES

By A. Matsushima, Y. Nakamura, and S. Tomino

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Abstract:
The present paper concerns the design, numerical analysis, and measurement for simple metal-plate lens structures. The power of electromagnetic waves can be concentrated by arranging flat strips parallel to one another and adjusting the transverse and longitudinal length of the waveguide regions. The simple designing procedures are described for the lenses with plane, concave, and convex profiles. These steps are practically applied to construct the lenses for the X band. In order to discuss the dependence of focusing properties on the lens and source types, we numerically analyze the scattering problems using the integral equations combined with the moment method. The lenses are made up by aluminum plates, and the field amplitude in the transmission region is measured. We confirm the formation of the focus near the design point.

Citation:
A. Matsushima, Y. Nakamura, and S. Tomino, "Application of Integral Equation Method to Metal-Plate Lens Structures," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 54, 245-262, 2005.
doi:10.2528/PIER05011401
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0501141

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