CST – Computer Simulation Technology

Title:
Numerical Analysis of a Metamaterial-based Ridge Gap Waveguide with a Bed of Nails as Parallel-Plate Mode Killer
Author(s):
Esperanza Alfonso, Per-Simon Kildal, Alejandro Valero-Nogueira, José I. Herranz
Source:
3rd European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, 2009. EuCAP 2009.
Vol./Issue/Date:
23-27 March 2009
Year:
2009
Page(s):
23 - 27
Abstract:
This paper presents a numerical analysis of a ridge gap waveguide. Ridge gap waveguides belongs to a new metamaterial-based waveguide technology for millimeter and submillimeter waves which emerged recently. The magnetic boundary condition or high-impedance surface (ideally a PMC) has been realized by means of a bed of nails as parallel-plate mode killer. Field plots of the ideal PEC-over-PMC ridge gap waveguide are presented, as well as when the PMC is realized by the bed of nails. The quasi-TEM mode shows an octave useable bandwidth for the bed of nails case.
Document:

Back to References

contact support

Your session has expired. Redirecting you to the login page...

We use cookie to operate this website, improve its usability, personalize your experience, and track visits. By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to use of cookies. You have the possibility to manage the parameters and choose whether to accept certain cookies while on the site. For more information, please read our updated privacy policy


Cookie Management

When you browse our website, cookies are enabled by default and data may be read or stored locally on your device. You can set your preferences below:


Functional cookies

These cookies enable additional functionality like saving preferences, allowing social interactions and analyzing usage for site optimization.


Advertising cookies

These cookies enable us and third parties to serve ads that are relevant to your interests.