Fabrication of Fabric Based Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS)

Authors: Rob D. Seager, Alford Chauraya, Jan Bowman, Matthew Broughton, Nithikul Nimkulrat

peer-reviewed conference paper, 2014

Three examples of Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS) realized from conducting yarns and bare copper wire on textiles are considered. The FSS arrays are produced using the techniques of weaving, handlooming, and embroidery. There is good agreement between predicted and measured transmission responses of a rectangular loop FSS structure, and for comparison purposes an example of a woven FSS using 1 pick of Amberstrand silver yarn gave similar results to a modeled counterpart.

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Suggested Citation: Chauraya, A., Seager, R. D., Bowman, J., Broughton, M., & Nimkulrat, N. (2014). Fabrication of Fabric Based Frequency Selective Surfaces (FSS). In Proceedings of the 8th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP 2014) (pp. 1978-1980). The Hague, The Netherlands: World Forum. DOI: 10.1109/EuCAP.2014.6902191.