Radiation from a Rectangular Waveguide with a Lossy Flange

Kuniaki Yoshitomi, Hadi R. Sharobim

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Abstract

The radiation from a rectangular waveguide with a lossy flange coating is studied both analytically and experimentally. An analytic method using Fourier analysis and an impedance boundary condition is proposed. The experiment was performed using a flange covered with a rubber ferrite sheet at an X-band frequency. The numerical and measured results agree well and show that the lossy flange improves the E-plane radiation pattern and the crosspolar radiation. The boresight gain drop of about 2 dB is predicted theoretically and measured experimentally.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1398-1403
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Volume42
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1994

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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