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DESIGN AND OPTIMIZATION OF PLANAR MULTILAYER ANTIREFLECTION METAMATERIAL COATINGS AT KU BAND UNDER CIRCULARLY POLARIZED OBLIQUE PLANE WAVE INCIDENCE

By H. Oraizi and A. Abdolali

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Abstract:
In this paper, planar multilayered antireflection coatings composed of isotropic and dispersive common materials and metamaterials (DPS, DNG, ENG, and MNG) are designed and optimized at Ku band under circularly polarized oblique plane wave incidence by a full-wave method and combination of the method of least squares (MLS), genetic algorithm (GA) and conjugate gradients (CG). The body on which the coating is applied may be selected as PEC, plexiglas, or any other material. As a result a new class of radar absorbing materials (RAM) are obtained, which may be effectively used for antireflection coatings. Furthermore, guidelines are presented for the selection of correct signs for the real and imaginary parts of propagation constant k and intrinsic impedance η.

Citation:
H. Oraizi and A. Abdolali, "Design and Optimization of Planar Multilayer Antireflection Metamaterial Coatings at Ku Band Under Circularly Polarized Oblique Plane Wave Incidence," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 3, 1-18, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIERC08021906

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