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Simulation and Experimental Verification of W-Band Finite Frequency Selective Surfaces on Infinite Background with 3D Full Wave Solver Nspwmlfma

By Saiful Islam, Johan Stiens, G. Poesen, Roger Vounckx, Joris Peeters, Ignace Bogaert, Daniel De Zutter, and Walter De Raedt
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 101, 189-202, 2010
doi:10.2528/PIER09122104

Abstract

We present the design, processing and testing of a W-band finite by infinite and a finite by finite Grounded Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSSs) on infinite background. The 3D full wave solver Nondirective Stable Plane Wave Multilevel Fast Multipole Algorithm (NSPWMLFMA) is used to simulate the FSSs. As NSPWMLFMA solver improves the complexity matrix-vector product in an iterative solver from O(N2) to O(N log N) which enables the solver to simulate finite arrays with faster execution time and manageable memory requirements. The simulation results were verified by comparing them with the experimental results. The comparisons demonstrate the accuracy of the NSPWMLFMA solver. We fabricated the corresponding FSS arrays on quartz substrate with photolithographic etching techniques and characterized the vector S-parameters with the free space Millimeter Wave Vector Network Analyzer (MVNA).

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Saiful Islam, Johan Stiens, G. Poesen, Roger Vounckx, Joris Peeters, Ignace Bogaert, Daniel De Zutter, and Walter De Raedt, "Simulation and Experimental Verification of W-Band Finite Frequency Selective Surfaces on Infinite Background with 3D Full Wave Solver Nspwmlfma," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 101, 189-202, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIER09122104
http://jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09122104

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