Journal of Electrical Engineering & Technology

, Volume 14, Issue 1, pp 331–337 | Cite as

Design of a Multi-Layered Reconfigurable Frequency Selective Surface Using Water Channels

  • Dong Chan Son
  • Hokeun Shin
  • Yoon Jae Kim
  • Ic Pyo Hong
  • Heoung Jae Chun
  • Hosung Choo
  • Yong Bae ParkEmail author
Original Article


In this study, we propose a multi-layered reconfigurable frequency selective surface (FSS) using water channels, which can be switched between the bandpass and bandstop states. Variation ratio in transmission between the bandpass and bandstop states is drastically improved by multi-layer dielectric slabs with water channels. We then fabricate the design, and the measured results in the X-band shows a good agreement with the simulation. The variation in transmission coefficients between the two states increases from 0.34 to 0.71 using the 5-layered dielectric slabs with water channels, which verifies the reconfigurability of the proposed FSS.


Frequency selective surface Water channels 



This work was supported by the Low Observable Technology Research Center program of Defense Acquisition Program Administration and Agency for Defense Development, and was also supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science and ICT (No. 2017R1A2B4001903) and the Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education (No. 2015R1A6A1A0303 1833).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong Chan Son
    • 1
  • Hokeun Shin
    • 1
  • Yoon Jae Kim
    • 2
  • Ic Pyo Hong
    • 3
  • Heoung Jae Chun
    • 4
  • Hosung Choo
    • 5
  • Yong Bae Park
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringAjou UniversitySuwonSouth Korea
  2. 2.Agency for Defense DevelopmentDaejeonSouth Korea
  3. 3.Department of Information and Communication EngineeringKongju National UniversityGongjuSouth Korea
  4. 4.Department of Mechanical EngineeringYonsei UniversitySeoulSouth Korea
  5. 5.School of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringHongik UniversitySeoulSouth Korea

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