Optimization of Impedance Plane Reducing Coupling between Antennas ()

Yong S. Joe, Jean-François D. Essiben, Eric R. Hedin, Jacquie Thérèse N. Bisse, Jаcques Mаtаngа

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**DOI: **10.4236/wet.2011.21001
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This paper provides a solution for the design optimization of two-dimensional impedance structures for a given elec-tromagnetic field distribution. These structures must provide electromagnetic compatibility between antennas located on a plane. The optimization problem is solved for a given attenuation of the complete field. Since the design optimiza-tion gives a complex law of impedance distribution with a large real part, we employ the method of pointwise synthesis for the optimization of the structure. We also consider the design optimization case where the structure has zero im-pedance on its leading and trailing edges. The method of moments is used to solve the integral equations and the nu-merical solution is presented. The calculated impedance distribution provides the required level of antenna decoupling. The designs are based on the concept of soft and hard surfaces in electromagnetics.

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Y. Joe, J. Essiben, E. Hedin, J. Bisse and J. Mаtаngа, "Optimization of Impedance Plane Reducing Coupling between Antennas," *Wireless Engineering and Technology*, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2011, pp. 1-8. doi: 10.4236/wet.2011.21001.

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