Single Printed Flat Reflectors

  • Y. Jay Guo
  • Stephen K. Barton


As shown in the preceding chapters, a high efficiency Fresnel zoneplate reflector can be realised by stacking a few layers of dielectric together with metallic zonal patterns in between or by employing a stepped structure. Although these techniques are simple and insensitive to manufacturing tolerances, they can be relatively labour intensive and therefore costly. A much more economical and academically more interesting way of producing high efficiency Fresnel zone reflectors is to employ a single array of inhomogeneous phase correcting elements printed on a grounded dielectric substrate, thus resulting in the single printed flat reflector [17, 41]. In such a configuration, the phase correction is accomplished by an appropriate design of the array elements together with the substrate.


Substrate Thickness Fresnel Zone Wave Zone Sidelobe Level Frequency Selective Surface 


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Jay Guo
    • 1
  • Stephen K. Barton
    • 2
  1. 1.Mobisphere Ltd.A Siemens and NEC CompanyJapan
  2. 2.The University of ManchesterUK

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