Micromachined terahertz Fabry-Perot cavity highly directive antennas

Konstantinos Konstantinidis, Alexandros P. Feresidis, Yingtao Tian, Xiaobang Shang, Michael J. Lancaster

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Abstract

The authors present the design and implementation of a new type of micromachined terahertz planar highly directive antenna based on a periodic partially reflective surface. The periodic surface and antenna are fabricated using SU-8 photoresist micromachining technology. The proposed antenna is based on a Fabry-Perot type resonant cavity which is formed by superimposing the periodic surface over a single waveguide-fed slot in a metallic ground at a distance of about half wavelength. Simulations and measurements of the antenna performance are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1436-1443
Number of pages8
JournalMicrowaves, Antennas & Propagation
Volume9
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Oct 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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