US 9,812,786 B2
Metamaterial-based transmitarray for multi-beam antenna array assemblies
Senglee Foo, Kanata (CA)
Assigned to Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., Shenzhen (CN)
Filed by Senglee Foo, Kanata (CA)
Filed on Apr. 21, 2016, as Appl. No. 15/134,751.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/209,655, filed on Aug. 25, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2017/0062945 A1, Mar. 2, 2017
Int. Cl. H01Q 15/10 (2006.01); H01Q 21/06 (2006.01); H01Q 25/00 (2006.01)
CPC H01Q 15/10 (2013.01) [H01Q 21/065 (2013.01); H01Q 25/00 (2013.01)] 18 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
1. A metamaterial lens for a radio frequency (RF) antenna comprising a plurality of adjacent time-delay unit (TDU) cells, each TDU cell comprising:
a dielectric material;
an inductive rectangular wire loop on a first side of the dielectric material arranged about a perimeter of the TDU cell; and
a capacitive patch on a second side of the dielectric material and positioned within the perimeter of the TDU cell.