A reconfigurable FSS using a spring resonator element

AZEMI, S, Ghorbani, K and Rowe, W 2013, 'A reconfigurable FSS using a spring resonator element', IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 12, pp. 781-784.


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Title A reconfigurable FSS using a spring resonator element
Author(s) AZEMI, S
Ghorbani, K
Rowe, W
Year 2013
Journal name IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters
Volume number 12
Start page 781
End page 784
Total pages 4
Publisher IEEE
Abstract Reconfigurable and tunable frequency selective surfaces (FSSs) are of significant interest in applications such as tunable radomes and adaptive screening of unwanted wireless transmissions. Conventional FSSs require additional bias circuitry to tune the operating frequency or to change its characteristics. In this letter, a new tuning technique using a spring resonator element is proposed. This technique can be applied to FSS design to make it reconfigurable and/or to fine-tune the response. The FSS frequency response can be adjusted by changing the spring height with applied pressure. The functional characteristic of the FSS can also be altered between a bandstop and bandpass filter response. A parametric analysis of the novel spring FSS is undertaken in CST software, and the results are validated with experimental measurement.
Subject Antennas and Propagation
Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) Bandstop and bandpass
Reconfigurable
spring frequency selective surface (FSS)
tunable FSS.
DOI - identifier 10.1109/LAWP.2013.2270950
Copyright notice © 2013 IEEE
ISSN 1536-1225
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