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  • Vol. 15, Iss. 3 — Mar. 1, 1998
  • pp: 660–668

Frequency-selective surfaces with multiple apertures within a periodic cell

Jeffrey A. Reed and Dale M. Byrne  »View Author Affiliations

JOSA A, Vol. 15, Issue 3, pp. 660-668 (1998)

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We discuss a method for analyzing frequency-selective surfaces (FSS’s) consisting of an array of multiple apertures or patches per unit periodic cell. Based on the modal method, our method is unique in that the multiple apertures or patches within a unit cell need not be identical in size or shape. Applying our technique to thin perfectly conducting sheets perforated with patterns of varying-length narrow rectangular apertures, we demonstrate a pattern of slot apertures that produces a double-resonance spectral transmission profile.

© 1998 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(040.1240) Detectors : Arrays
(050.1940) Diffraction and gratings : Diffraction
(050.2770) Diffraction and gratings : Gratings
(290.0290) Scattering : Scattering

Original Manuscript: October 1, 1997
Manuscript Accepted: October 6, 1997
Published: March 1, 1998

Jeffrey A. Reed and Dale M. Byrne, "Frequency-selective surfaces with multiple apertures within a periodic cell," J. Opt. Soc. Am. A 15, 660-668 (1998)

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