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Investigation of open periodic structures of circular cross section and their transition to solid circular waveguide

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posted on 2018-10-26, 11:29 authored by James C. Eade
Previous work has already modelled an open periodic cylindrical tube constructed from a Frequency-Selective Surface (FSS) to form the Frequency-Selective Guide (FSG). This model is used to expand the understanding of the FSG and known mode content that it can support. The results of the model have been authenticated directly by measurement techniques. The range of FSGs measurements undertaken was expanded to enable greater understanding of the structure utilising parameters that could not be included in the theoretical model. This extensive measurement set combines with the modelled data to provide a very comprehensive understanding of the FSG operation based on both physical and theoretical data. [Continues.]


Loughborough University, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering.



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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.


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