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By M. Sun, S. Bie, L. Miao, Q. Chen, and J. Jiang

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A band-pass frequency selective surface (FSS) structure using capacitance layers is proposed to improve the performance of angular stability. It consists of band-pass FSSs, supporting dielectrics, and capacitance layers out of band-pass FSS. The supporting dielectrics and capacitance layers work as a transmission line and capacitance impedance matcher. Through the impedance matcher, the bandwidth is stabilized, and insertion loss at passband is reduced from -0.76 dB to -0.39 dB for incident angles up to 60°. The equivalent circuit of the proposed structure is presented, and the Smith chart is given to explain the mechanism of the capacitance layers. Finally, a prototype is manufactured and measured. A relatively good agreement is obtained between simulations and measurements. Therefore, the proposed structure can be an effective solution to improve the angular stability performance of band-pass FSS design.

M. Sun, S. Bie, L. Miao, Q. Chen, and J. Jiang, "An Angular Stabilized Frequency Selective Surface by Using Capacitance Layers Structure," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 87, 97-103, 2019.

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