Analytical methods for AMC and EBG characterizations

Applied Physics A (Impact Factor: 1.7). 06/2011; 103(3):805-808. DOI: 10.1007/s00339-011-6255-x


AMC and EBG behaviors are respectively characterized by reflection phase method and dispersion diagram. A fast and simple analytical model based on transmission line theory is proposed for each analysis. The validity of these analytical methods is verified by a comparison between circuit representations, measurements and numerical results.

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