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2009-02-12

A Dielectric Resonator-Based Route to Left-Handed Metamaterials

By Jiafu Wang, Shaobo Qu, Hua Ma, Junhua Hu, Yiming Yang, Xiang Wu, Zhuo Xu, and Meijuan Hao
Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 13, 133-150, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIERB09011103

Abstract

In this paper, a new route for the realization of left-handed metamaterials (LHMs) is suggested. It is based on commercially available dielectric resonators with low loss and high temperature stability. By etching simple metallic strips on surface of dielectric resonators, the desired resonance modes can be enhanced while the undesired suppressed. In this way, resonance frequency of desired resonance modes can be tuned to the frequency range of interest. As a typical example, a wide-angle polarization-independent planar LHM based on disk-like dielectric resonators is proposed. Negative permeability and permittivity are realized by etching metallic strips along the electric field orientations of TE01δ and HEM11δ modes, respectively.

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Jiafu Wang, Shaobo Qu, Hua Ma, Junhua Hu, Yiming Yang, Xiang Wu, Zhuo Xu, and Meijuan Hao, "A Dielectric Resonator-Based Route to Left-Handed Metamaterials," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 13, 133-150, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIERB09011103
http://www.jpier.org/PIERB/pier.php?paper=09011103

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