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BROADBAND EXPERIMENTAL CHARACTERIZATION OF ARTIFICIAL MAGNETIC MATERIALS BASED ON A MICROSTRIP LINE METHOD

By L. Yousefi, H. Attia, and O. M. Ramahi

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Abstract:
A broadband method is introduced to measure the effective constitutive parameters of artificial magnetic materials. The method is based on the microstrip line topology, thus making it easy to retrieve the constitutive parameters over a wide band of frequencies. To demonstrate the effectiveness of this method, artificial magnetic materials with Fractal Hilbert inclusions are fabricated and characterized. Good agreement between the experimental and numerical simulation results verifies the accuracy of the proposed method.

Citation:
L. Yousefi, H. Attia, and O. M. Ramahi, " broadband experimental characterization of artificial magnetic materials based on a microstrip line method ," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 90, 1-13, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER08121904
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=08121904

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