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EBG Metamaterial Ground Plane for Mitigation of Multipath Signals in GNSS Antenna
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EBG Metamaterial Ground Plane for Mitigation of Multipath Signals in GNSS Antenna
Boyko, Sergey N.; Kukharenko, Alexander S.; Yaskin, Yury S.;
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An electromagnetic band gap (EBG) metamaterial construction is presented. A construction of a multipath mitigating ground plane, based on the EBG metamaterial is described. A method of the ground plane application and installation, which provides the multipath mitigating without spoiling antenna element phase center stability, is suggested and explained. A designed construction of GNSS antenna module, which contains the multipath mitigating ground plane, made from the presented EBG metamaterial and installed in the described way is shown and parameters of the antenna module are provided.
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