Novel Design of Ultrabroadband Radar Cross Section Reduction Surfaces Using Artificial Magnetic Conductors

@article{Modi2017NovelDO,
  title={Novel Design of Ultrabroadband Radar Cross Section Reduction Surfaces Using Artificial Magnetic Conductors},
  author={Anuj Y. Modi and Constantine A. Balanis and Craig R. Birtcher and Hussein Nasser Shaman},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation},
  year={2017},
  volume={65},
  pages={5406-5417}
}
A novel technique for designing ultrabroadband radar cross section (RCS) reduction surfaces using artificial magnetic conductors (AMCs) is proposed in this paper. This technique overcomes the fundamental limitation of the conventional checkerboard design where the reflection phase difference of (180±37)° is required to achieve 10-dB RCS reduction. Initially, a planar surface for broadband RCS reduction is designed with two properly selected AMCs in a blended checkerboard architecture. A 10-dB… 

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