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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 9 — May. 6, 2013
  • pp: 10746–10752

Tunable dual-band negative refractive index in ferrite-based metamaterials

Ke Bi, Ji Zhou, Hongjie Zhao, Xiaoming Liu, and Chuwen Lan  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 9, pp. 10746-10752 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.010746


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Abstract

A tunable dual-band ferrite-based metamaterial has been investigated by experiments and simulations. The negative permeability is realized around the ferromagnetic resonance (FMR) frequency which can be influenced by the dimension of the ferrites. Due to having two negative permeability frequency regions around the two FMR frequencies, the metamaterials consisting of metallic wires and ferrite rods with different sizes possess two passbands in the transmission spectra. The microwave transmission properties of the ferrite-based metamaterials can be not only tuned by the applied magnetic field, but also adjusted by the dimension of the ferrite rods. A good agreement between experimental and simulated results is demonstrated, which confirms that the tunable dual-band ferrite-based metamaterials can be used for cloaks, antennas and absorbers.

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OCIS Codes
(160.3820) Materials : Magneto-optical materials
(160.3918) Materials : Metamaterials

ToC Category:
Integrated Optics

History
Original Manuscript: February 26, 2013
Revised Manuscript: April 7, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: April 7, 2013
Published: April 25, 2013

Citation
Ke Bi, Ji Zhou, Hongjie Zhao, Xiaoming Liu, and Chuwen Lan, "Tunable dual-band negative refractive index in ferrite-based metamaterials," Opt. Express 21, 10746-10752 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-9-10746


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