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A Study of Using Metamaterials as Antenna Substrate to Enhance Gain

By Bae-Ian Wu, Weijen Wang, Joe Pacheco, Xudong Chen, Tomasz M. Grzegorczyk, and Jin Kong
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 51, 295-328, 2005
doi:10.2528/PIER04070701

Abstract

Using a commercial software, simulations are done on the radiation of a dipole antenna embedded in metamaterial substrates. Metamaterials under consideration are composed of a periodic collection of rods, or of both rods and rings. The S-parameters of these metamaterials in a waveguide are analyzed and compared with their equivalent plasma or resonant structure. Farfield radiation is optimized by analytic method and is simulated numerically. The metamaterial is shown to improve the directivity.

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Bae-Ian Wu, Weijen Wang, Joe Pacheco, Xudong Chen, Tomasz M. Grzegorczyk, and Jin Kong, "A Study of Using Metamaterials as Antenna Substrate to Enhance Gain," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 51, 295-328, 2005.
doi:10.2528/PIER04070701
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0407071

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