Applied Physics A

, Volume 114, Issue 3, pp 997–1002 | Cite as

Broadband effective magnetic response of inorganic dielectric resonator-based metamaterial for microwave applications

  • R. Yahiaoui
  • U.-C. Chung
  • S. N. Burokur
  • A. de Lustrac
  • C. Elissalde
  • M. Maglione
  • V. Vigneras
  • P. Mounaix


A single-sized dielectric cylinder-based metamaterial is fabricated from TiO2 nanoparticles, using a bottom-up approach. The sub-elements constituting the metalayer are embedded in a nonmagnetic transparent host matrix in the microwave regime and arranged in a square lattice. We demonstrate numerically and experimentally a broadband magnetic activity. The key feature to achieve this performance remains in the high aspect ratio of the metamaterial building blocks. This is a very promising step towards complex electromagnetic functions, involving low-cost metamaterials with simple fabrication.


Electromagnetically Induce Transparency Dielectric Resonator Split Ring Resonator Negative Refractive Index Electromagnetic Plane Wave 
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This work has been performed in the framework of the project: “GIS-AMA-SAMM”. The authors would like to thank M. Eddie Maillard for manufacturing the Rohacell® foam matrix, with the LOMA mechanical facilities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Yahiaoui
    • 1
  • U.-C. Chung
    • 2
  • S. N. Burokur
    • 4
    • 5
  • A. de Lustrac
    • 4
    • 5
  • C. Elissalde
    • 2
  • M. Maglione
    • 2
  • V. Vigneras
    • 3
  • P. Mounaix
    • 6
  1. 1.XLIM, Univ. Limoges, CNRSUMR 6172BriveFrance
  2. 2.ICMCB, Univ. Bordeaux, CNRSUPR 9048Pessac CedexFrance
  3. 3.IMS, Univ. Bordeaux, CNRSUMR 5218Pessac CedexFrance
  4. 4.IEF, Univ. Paris-Sud, CNRSUMR 8622Orsay CedexFrance
  5. 5.Univ. Paris-OuestVille d’AvrayFrance
  6. 6.LOMA, Univ. Bordeaux, CNRSUMR 5798Talence CedexFrance

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