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COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SPLIT-RING RESONATORS FOR TUNABLE NEGATIVE PERMEABILITY METAMATERIALS BASED ON ANISOTROPIC DIELECTRIC SUBSTRATES

By J.-Y. Chen, W.-L. Chen, J.-Y. Yeh, L.-W. Chen, and C.-C. Wang

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Abstract:
The magnetic resonance of various split ring resonators (SRRs) is numerically investigated to analyze the dependence of the resonance frequency on their parameter designs. The behavior of the magnetic resonance frequency in the configuration of the 2-cut single-ring SRR (2C-SRR) shows a larger shift in relation to the changes of the SRR size scaling, split width and substrate permittivity. A new magnetic particle formed by the 2C-SRR structure incorporating nematic liquid crystals (LCs) into the multilayered substrate is proposed for the realization of a tunable magnetic metamaterial. When using such inclusions, the tuning range of the magnetic resonance conditions could be as wide as ~1.1 GHz via changing the orientation of LC molecules by 90°.

Citation:
J.-Y. Chen, W.-L. Chen, J.-Y. Yeh, L.-W. Chen, and C.-C. Wang, "Comparative analysis of split-ring resonators for tunable negative permeability metamaterials based on anisotropic dielectric substrates," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 10, 25-38, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERM09110507
http://www.jpier.org/pierm/pier.php?paper=09110507

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