Design of Miniaturized Frequency Selective Surfaces Using Minkowski Island Fractal

Antonio Luiz P. S. Campos, Elder Eldervitch C. de Oliveira, Paulo Henrique da Fonseca Silva


This paper presents a simulation and experimental investigation of a frequency selective surface (FSS). The design is achieved by using the Minkowski island fractal. Two structures were designed with Minkowski island fractal level 1 and 2, which act as stop-band filters with resonant frequencies of 9 GHz and 10 GHz, respectively. Both simulation and experimental investigations were conducted. Simulation investigation was carried out using Ansoft DesignerTM software, while experimental investigation used an Agilent Technologies vector network analyzer – model N5230A.

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