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WIPO Patent Application WO/2018/190343
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A slot antenna device includes a first electrically conductive member having first and second electrically conductive surfaces; a second electrically conductive member having a third electrically conductive surface that opposes the second electrically conductive surface; a waveguide member on the second electrically conductive surface; and an artificial magnetic conductor extending on both sides of the waveguide member. The first electrically conductive member has a slot. The waveguide member has a waveguide face that opposes the third electrically conductive surface. The third electrically conductive surface, the waveguide face, and the artificial magnetic conductor define a waveguide. The waveguide member includes a first ridge and a second ridge. As viewed from a direction perpendicular to the waveguide face, the slot is located between the one end of the first ridge and the one end of the second ridge. At least one of a spacing between the waveguide face and the third electrically conductive surface and a width of the waveguide face is varied along a direction that the waveguide member extends.

KAMO Hiroyuki (338 Kuzetonoshiro-cho Minami-ku, Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 05, 〒6018205, JP)
KIRINO Hideki (8E10 Advanced Science, Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO, 134, Chudoji Minami-machi, Shimogyo-k, Kyoto-city Kyoto 13, 〒6008813, JP)
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Publication Date:
October 18, 2018
Filing Date:
April 10, 2018
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NIDEC CORPORATION (338 Kuzetonoshiro-cho, Minami-ku Kyoto-sh, Kyoto 05, 〒6018205, JP)
WGR CO., LTD. (8E10 Advanced Science, Technology & Management Research Institute of KYOTO 134, Chudoji Minami-machi, Shimogyo-k, Kyoto-city Kyoto 13, 〒6008813, JP)
International Classes:
H01Q13/10; G01S7/03; H01P3/123; H01Q13/02; H01Q21/06
Foreign References:
Other References:
ZARIFI ET AL., A HIGH GAIN RIDGE GAP WAVEGUIDE FED SLOT ANTENNA ARRAY FOR 60 GHZ APPLICATIONS, April 2016 (2016-04-01), XP055545948, Retrieved from the Internet
KIRINO ET AL.: "A 76 GHz Multi-Layered Phased Array Antenna Using a Non-Metal Contact Metamaterial Waveguide", IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON ANTENNAS AND PROPAGATION, vol. 60, no. 2, February 2012 (2012-02-01), XP055545959
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
OKUDA Seiji (OKUDA & ASSOCIATES, 10th Floor Osaka Securities Exchange Bldg., 8-16, Kitahama 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Osaka-sh, Osaka 41, 〒5410041, JP)
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