Metamaterial-Based Antennas: Research and Developments

Richard W. ZIOLKOWSKI   

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E89-C   No.9   pp.1267-1275
Publication Date: 2006/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Metamaterials for Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Applications)
Category: INVITED
metamaterials ,  electrically small antennas ,  complex media ,  artificial magnetic conductors ,  

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A brief review of metamaterials and their applications to antenna systems is given. Artificial magnetic conductors and electrically small radiating and scattering systems are emphasized. Single negative, double negative, and zero-index metamaterial systems are discussed as a means to manipulate their size, efficiency, bandwidth, and directivity characteristics.