Peano high-impedance surfaces
Article first published online: 16 SEP 2005
Copyright 2005 by the American Geophysical Union.
Volume 40, Issue 6, December 2005
How to Cite
2005), Peano high-impedance surfaces, Radio Sci., 40, RS6S03, doi:10.1029/2004RS003197., , and (
- Issue published online: 16 SEP 2005
- Article first published online: 16 SEP 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 30 MAR 2005
- Manuscript Revised: 27 FEB 2005
- Manuscript Received: 17 OCT 2004
- high-impedance surface;
- space-filling curve;
- artificial magnetic conductor
 Following our previous work on metamaterial high-impedance surfaces made of Hilbert curve inclusions, here we theoretically explore the performance of the high-impedance surfaces made of another form of space-filling curve known as the Peano curve. This metamaterial surface, formed by a two-dimensional periodic arrangement of Peano curve inclusions, is located above a conducting ground plane and is shown to exhibit a high surface impedance at certain specific frequencies. Our numerical study reveals the effect of the iteration order of the Peano curve, the surface height above the conducting ground plane, and the separation distance between adjacent inclusions.