Radiation properties of a split ring resonator and monopole composite
Physica Status Solidi. B: Basic Research
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
1192 - 1196
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We studied the far field radiation properties of a new resonator antenna composed of split ring resonators (SRRs) and a monopole. It is shown that the antenna size at the operation frequency (3.52 GHz) is approximately one tenth of the free space wavelength (λ/10). Moreover, increasing the number of SRRs yields steerability properties. These achievements provide a way to create rather small steerable resonant antennas.