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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2016, Article ID 6731014, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6731014
Research Article

Array Mutual Coupling Reduction Using L-Loading E-Shaped Electromagnetic Band Gap Structures

College of Information and Communications Engineering, Harbin Engineering University, Harbin 150001, China

Received 19 May 2016; Revised 8 July 2016; Accepted 13 July 2016

Academic Editor: Elena De Cos

Copyright © 2016 Tao Jiang et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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