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MECHANICALLY TUNABLE WIRE MEDIUM METAMATERIAL IN THE MILLIMETER WAVE BAND

By L. I. Ivzhenko, E. N. Odarenko, and S. I. Tarapov

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Abstract:
The paper is devoted to experimental and theoretical study of spectra zone characteristics of the wire medium metamaterial with mechanically tunable unit cell. We experimentally demonstrated the effective control possibility of the spectral characteristics of wire medium metamaterial by varying its elementary unit-cell geometry. We established conditions under which the experimental implementation of the wire medium metamaterial at microwaves possesses the properties of a plasma-like medium and the properties band gap structure. A good agreement between the experiment and theory is demonstrated.

Citation:
L. I. Ivzhenko, E. N. Odarenko, and S. I. Tarapov, "Mechanically Tunable Wire Medium Metamaterial in the Millimeter Wave Band," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 64, 93-98, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERL16090903

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