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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 27 — Dec. 17, 2012
  • pp: 28347–28352

Design and analysis of lumped resistor loaded metamaterial absorber with transmission band

Xi Chen, Youquan Li, Yunqi Fu, and Naichang Yuan  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 27, pp. 28347-28352 (2012)

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A new type of multi-layer metamaterial (MM) absorber is represented in this paper, which behave as a dielectric slab in transmission band and act as an absorber in another lower band. The equivalent circuit model of each layer in this MM absorber has been established. The transmission line (TL) model is introduced to analysis the mechanism of electromagnetic wave traveling through this MM absorber. Both theoretical and experimental results indicate this MM absorber has a transmission band at 21GHz and an absorptive band from 5GHz to 13GHz. A good match of TL model results and measurement results verified the validity of TL model in analyzing and optimizing the performances of this kind of absorber.

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OCIS Codes
(260.5740) Physical optics : Resonance
(300.1030) Spectroscopy : Absorption
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

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Original Manuscript: September 27, 2012
Revised Manuscript: November 15, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: November 26, 2012
Published: December 6, 2012

Xi Chen, Youquan Li, Yunqi Fu, and Naichang Yuan, "Design and analysis of lumped resistor loaded metamaterial absorber with transmission band," Opt. Express 20, 28347-28352 (2012)

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