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Fully-Transparent Transmission Surface for Outdoor-Indoor mmWave Coverage Enhancement

Singh, Vikrant, Khalily, Mohsen, Amlashi, Salman Behboudi, Carey, J. David and Tafazolli, Rahim (2020) Fully-Transparent Transmission Surface for Outdoor-Indoor mmWave Coverage Enhancement In: 5th International Conference on UK-China Emerging Technologies (UCET), 20-21 Aug 2020, Glasgow, Scotland, U.K.

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Abstract

This paper presents a fully-transparent and novel frequency selective surface (FSS) that can be deployed instead of conventional glass to reduce the penetration loss encountered by millimeter wave (mmWave) frequencies in typical outdoorindoor (O2I) communication scenarios. The presented design uses a 0:035 mm thick layer of indium tin oxide (ITO), which is a transparent conducting oxide (TCO) deposited on the surface of the glass, thereby ensuring the transparency of the structure. The paper also presents a novel unit cell that has been used to design the hexagonal lattice of the FSS structure. The dispersion and transmission characteristics of the proposed design are presented and compared with conventional glass. The presented FSS can be used for both 26 GHz and 28 GHz bands of the mmWave spectrum and offers a lower transmission loss as compared to conventional glass without any considerable impact on the aesthetics of the building infrastructure.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Conference Paper)
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Electronic Engineering
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Singh, Vikrantvikrant.singh@surrey.ac.uk
Khalily, Mohsenm.khalily@surrey.ac.uk
Amlashi, Salman Behboudi
Carey, J. David
Tafazolli, RahimR.Tafazolli@surrey.ac.uk
Date : 25 July 2020
Uncontrolled Keywords : mmWave, transmission surface, frequency selective surface (FSS), transparent conductor (TC), indium tin oxide (ITO).
Additional Information : Embargo OK Metadata Pending
Depositing User : James Marshall
Date Deposited : 05 Aug 2020 09:19
Last Modified : 20 Aug 2020 02:08
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/858356

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