Accession Number : ADA601324


Title :   Cylindrical Antenna Using Near Zero Index Metamaterial


Descriptive Note : Patent application, filed 24 Jul 2012


Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC


Personal Author(s) : Tonn, David A


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a601324.pdf


Report Date : 24 Jul 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 17


Abstract : A cylindrical antenna includes: a hollow cylinder having a height, an inner radius b, an axis, a cylindrical surface, and two ends; a ground plane on one end of the cylinder; an antenna wire extending from a center of the cylinder at one end on a ground plane along the axis and ending below the height of the cylinder; and a layer of near zero index (NZI) metamaterial surrounding and adjacent to the cylindrical surface.


Descriptors :   *CYLINDRICAL ANTENNAS , METAMATERIALS , PATENT APPLICATIONS , REFRACTIVE INDEX


Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE