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MINIATURIZED THIN SOFT SURFACE STRUCTURE USING METALLIC STRIPS WITH LEDGE EDGES FOR ANTENNA APPLICATIONS

By S. A. Abushamleh, H. M. Al-Rizzo, A. A. Kishk, A. I. Abbosh, and H. Khaleel

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Abstract:
A new thin electromagnetic soft surface of strips in which ledge edges are used to reduce the strip period width and in turns a miniaturized structure is achieved. The designed surface is tested to reduce the mutual coupling between microstrip patches separated by a half wavelength. A 20% relative bandwidth of the bandgap is achieved. Study of the effect of different parameters is presented. The measurements show good agreement with the computed results.

Citation:
S. A. Abushamleh, H. M. Al-Rizzo, A. A. Kishk, A. I. Abbosh, and H. Khaleel, "Miniaturized Thin Soft Surface Structure Using Metallic Strips with Ledge Edges for Antenna Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 57, 221-232, 2014.
doi:10.2528/PIERB13092601

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