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A Compact and Stable Frequency Selective Surface for WLAN Applications

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
R. B. Moreira, A. F. Dos Santos, R. H. C. Maniçoba

R B Moreira, Dos A F Santos and R H C Maniçoba. A Compact and Stable Frequency Selective Surface for WLAN Applications. International Journal of Computer Applications 166(7):1-3, May 2017. BibTeX

	author = {R. B. Moreira and A. F. Dos Santos and R. H. C. Maniçoba},
	title = {A Compact and Stable Frequency Selective Surface for WLAN Applications},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {May 2017},
	volume = {166},
	number = {7},
	month = {May},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-3},
	numpages = {3},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914056},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


In this paper, a single-layer bandstop Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) is proposed for Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN) Applications. The unit cell of the proposed FSS consists of a modification in a square patch element by the insertion of triangular shaped slots. The designs demonstrate a wide 3.8 GHz stopband in the WLAN frequency range. Moreover, it shows angular stability at various angles of incidence up to 40º.


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Frequency selective surfaces, angular stability, polarization independence, WLAN.