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2009-02-16

Three-Dimensional Metamaterial Microwave Absorbers Composed of Coplanar Magnetic and Electric Resonators

By Jiafu Wang, Shaobo Qu, Zhentang Fu, Hua Ma, Yiming Yang, Xiang Wu, Zhuo Xu, and Meijuan Hao
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 7, 15-24, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIERL09012003

Abstract

In this paper, a 3-dimensional metamaterial absorber operating at 11.8 GHz was presented. The metamaterial absorber is composed of coplanar magnetic and electric resonators, with the latter in the center part of the former. By carefully adjusting structural dimensions of magnetic and electric resonators, absorbance per unit cell can reach up to 96% at 11.8 GHz with a 6% FWHM (Full Width at Half Maximum). The full-wave simulations confirmed nearly equal permeability and permittivity and large imaginary part of the refractive index at 11.8 GHz and thus proved the effectiveness of the proposed 3-dimensional metamaterial absorber for microwave applications.

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Jiafu Wang, Shaobo Qu, Zhentang Fu, Hua Ma, Yiming Yang, Xiang Wu, Zhuo Xu, and Meijuan Hao, "Three-Dimensional Metamaterial Microwave Absorbers Composed of Coplanar Magnetic and Electric Resonators," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 7, 15-24, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERL09012003
http://www.jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=09012003

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