Double Layer Frequency Selective Surface for Ultra Wide Band Applications with Angular Stability and Polarization Independence

A. L. P. S. Campos, F. C. G. da Silva Segundo, A. Gomes Neto, M. O. de Alencar


In this paper, a double layer stopband Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) for Ultra-Wide Band (UWB) applications is presented. The proposed FSS consists of two cascaded conventional FSS, one with double square loops and other with square loops. The – 10dB frequency band from 3.00 GHz to 11.64 GHz is achieved, with a fractional bandwidth of 149 %. Effects of angular stability and polarization independence over the frequency response are investigated and conclusions are presented. In order to show transmission performance, the FSS was simulated by ANSYS HFSS. The FSS shows angular stability and polarization independence in entire UWB band (3.10 – 10.60 GHz). A prototype was built and measurements were performed. A good agreement between simulated and measured results was observed.


FSS, UWB response, Angular stability, Polarization independence.

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