Broadband FDTD analysis of Fermi antenna with narrow width substrate

Hiroyasu Sato, Kunio Sawaya, Naoto Arai, Yoshihiko Wagatsuma, Koji Mizuno

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A study was conducted on the Fermi antenna for millimeter-wave imaging applications by using the finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) method. As such, an axially symmetric E-plane and H-plane pattern was obtained in the case of a Fermi antenna with narrow width substrate. Moreover, experimental investigations were also performed confirming that the radiation patterns obtained by the numerical analysis almost agree with the measurements.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-264
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Event2003 IEEE International Antennas and Propagation Symposium and USNC/CNC/URSI North American Radio Science Meeting - Columbus, OH, United States
Duration: 2003 Jun 222003 Jun 27


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