New Class of RCS-Reduction Metasurfaces Based on Scattering Cancellation Using Array Theory

  title={New Class of RCS-Reduction Metasurfaces Based on Scattering Cancellation Using Array Theory},
  author={Anuj Y. Modi and Constantine A. Balanis and Craig R. Birtcher and Hussein Nasser Shaman},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
A technique to synthesize a new category of radar cross-section (RCS)-reduction metasurfaces is presented. The appealing feature of the proposed technique is that by representing the generalized Snell–Descartes’ law of reflection in the form of array factor, it unifies the two most widely studied and well-established modern RCS-reduction methods: checkerboard metasurfaces and gradient index metasurfaces. More importantly, it refines the concepts of both of these metasurfaces and overcomes… 

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