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EXPERIMENTAL STUDY ON SEVERAL LEFT-HANDED MATAMATERIALS

By L.-X. Ran, J. T. Huang-Fu, H. Chen, X.-M. Zhang, K. S. Chen, T. M. Grzegorczyk, and J. A. Kong

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Abstract:
Left-handed materials (LHM) are engineered structures that exhibit electromagnetic properties not found in nature. Real applications of LHM need substrates with low loss, wide bandwidth as well as stable mechanical characteristics. In this paper, we summarize some experimental as well as numerical results of left-handed materials with different configurations of rods and split-ring resonators (SRRs). Hot-press technics utilized in PC board manufacture are used to produce solid-state multi-layer left-handed materials. Either mechanical or electromagnetic characteristics of LH samples are notably improved.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
L.-X. Ran, J. T. Huang-Fu, H. Chen, X.-M. Zhang, K. S. Chen, T. M. Grzegorczyk, and J. A. Kong, "Experimental Study on Several Left-Handed Matamaterials," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 51, 249-279, 2005.
doi:10.2528/PIER04040502
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=0404052

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