Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 55, Issue 19, pp 2066–2070 | Cite as

A broadband metamaterial cylindrical lens antenna

  • HuiFeng Ma
  • Xi Chen
  • XinMi Yang
  • HongSheng Xu
  • Qiang Cheng
  • TieJun Cui
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Abstract

We present a Luneberg-like cylindrical lens antenna experimentally using metamaterials. The cylindrical lens antenna with a broad bandwidth is made up of the non-resonant I-shaped metamaterial structures. The near-field distributions of the metamaterial lens antenna are measured using a two-dimensional near-field microwave scanning apparatus, and agree well with the simulation results. The far-field radiation patterns of the antenna are also presented to show the high-gain performance in the broad bandwidth.

Keywords

metamaterials broadband lens antenna 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • HuiFeng Ma
    • 1
  • Xi Chen
    • 1
  • XinMi Yang
    • 1
  • HongSheng Xu
    • 1
  • Qiang Cheng
    • 1
  • TieJun Cui
    • 1
  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Millimeter Waves, School of Information Science and EngineeringSoutheast UniversityNanjingChina

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