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2020-08-04

Low Permittivity Environmentally Friendly Lenses for Ku Band

By Mikko Kokkonen, Mikko Nelo, Jiangcheng Chen, Sami Myllymäki, and Heli Jantunen
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 93, 1-7, 2020
doi:10.2528/PIERL20060108

Abstract

Lenses can be used to focus and disperse the electric field emitted by the antenna. Sustainable and environmentally friendly lenses were made from lithium molybdenum oxide (LMO) glass composite. Half spherical lenses with a diameter of a 30 mm were fabricated from LMO composite, and the antenna properties were measured with a waveguide feed. The lens enhanced radiation pattern was measured at Ku band, and the improvement in the gain was found to be 2 dB.

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Mikko Kokkonen, Mikko Nelo, Jiangcheng Chen, Sami Myllymäki, and Heli Jantunen, "Low Permittivity Environmentally Friendly Lenses for Ku Band," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 93, 1-7, 2020.
doi:10.2528/PIERL20060108
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=20060108

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