Contactless non-leaking waveguide flange realized by bed of nails for millimeter wave applications
Paper in proceedings, 2012

Waveguide flanges are typically used to connect and measure high frequency circuits. When good conductive contact is not provided between the joining flange surfaces, currents will flow between them, and thereby causing leakage and losses affecting the circuit performance. This work presents a non-leaking contactless waveguide flange made with bed of nails. The flange does not need any contact when connected to another smooth flange, since the pins surface and the smooth surface together form a stopband suppressing any current and wave propagation between the two joining surfaces of the flanges.

Author

Elena Pucci

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication and Antenna Systems, Antennas

Per-Simon Kildal

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication and Antenna Systems, Antennas

Proceedings of 6th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, EuCAP 2012. Prague, 26-30 March 2012

3533-3536

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology

Subject Categories

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

DOI

10.1109/EuCAP.2012.6206199

ISBN

978-145770918-0

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Created

10/7/2017