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International Journal of Antennas and Propagation
Volume 2017, Article ID 1260973, 11 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/1260973
Research Article

Wideband RCS Reduction of Microstrip Array Antenna Based on Absorptive Frequency Selective Surface and Microstrip Resonators

National Laboratory of Antennas and Microwave Technology, Xidian University, Xi’an, Shaanxi 710071, China

Correspondence should be addressed to Wen Jiang; moc.qq.piv@31wj

Received 21 January 2017; Revised 29 March 2017; Accepted 2 April 2017; Published 2 May 2017

Academic Editor: N. Nasimuddin

Copyright © 2017 Jingjing Xue 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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