Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 44, Issue 9, pp 2427–2429 | Cite as

Microwave absorption studies of the planar equiangular spiral antenna array/epoxy resin composites

  • Tianchun ZouEmail author
  • Naiqin Zhao
  • Chunsheng Shi
  • Chengyang Wang
  • Jiajun Li

With the development of modern science and technology, electromagnetic (EM) wave absorption materials, as a kind of new functional materials, are not only more and more valued in the application of military fields, but simultaneously also have an extremely widespread application prospect in the civil aspect such as stealth technology of aircrafts, microwave dark room, and electromagnetic interference suppressor [1, 2]. Microwave absorbents are the key in absorbing material research. In recent years, extensive studies have been carried out to develop new absorbents with a high electric and magnetic loss [3, 4, 5]. Planar equiangular spiral antenna arrays (PESAAs) might become a novel EM wave absorbent due to their light weight, low lost, remarkable design flexibility, and ease of preparation. However, to the best of our knowledge, there are no reported experimental results on EM wave absorption properties of antenna structures in the open literature.

In this work, PESAAs with different...


Antenna Array Outer Radius Microwave Absorption Initial Radius Microwave Absorbent 



The work is supported by Doctor Fund from the Educational Ministry of China (No. 20050056041).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tianchun Zou
    • 1
    Email author
  • Naiqin Zhao
    • 2
  • Chunsheng Shi
    • 2
  • Chengyang Wang
    • 1
  • Jiajun Li
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyTianjin UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.School of Materials Science and EngineeringTianjin UniversityTianjinPeople’s Republic of China

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