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Wei E. I. Liu


Zhi Ning Chen


Xianming Qing


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Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering  2020 Vol.21 No.1 P.27-38


Dispersion-engineered wideband low-profile metasurface antennas

Author(s):  Wei E. I. Liu, Zhi Ning Chen, Xianming Qing

Affiliation(s):  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore 117583, Singapore; more

Corresponding email(s):   jocieu.ustc@gmail.com, eleczn@nus.edu.sg, qingxm@i2r.a-star.edu.sg

Key Words:  Metasurface antenna, Dispersion engineering, Composite right/left-handed (CRLH), Guided wave, Surface wave, Wideband, Low profile

Wei E. I. Liu, Zhi Ning Chen, Xianming Qing. Dispersion-engineered wideband low-profile metasurface antennas[J]. Frontiers of Information Technology & Electronic Engineering, 2020, 21(1): 27-38.

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A metasurface (MTS) can be characterized in terms of dispersion properties of guided waves and surface waves. By engineering the rich dispersion relations, setting particular boundary conditions, and selecting proper excitation schemes, multiple adjacent resonance modes can be excited to realize the wideband operation of low-profile MTS antennas. We introduce the operating principles of typical dispersion-engineered MTS antennas, and review the recent progress in dispersion-engineered MTS antenna technology. The miniaturization, circular polarization, beam-scanning, and other functionalities of MTS antennas are discussed. The recent development of MTS antennas has not only provided promising solutions to the wideband and low-profile antenna design but also proven great potential of MTS in developing innovative antenna technologies.





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