Metamaterial-based high efficiency portable sensor application for determining branded and unbranded fuel oil

  • Mehmet Ali Tümkaya
  • Muharrem Karaaslan
  • Cumali Sabah


In this study, we have developed an efficient metamaterial (MTM)-based portable fuel oil sensor in order to distinguish branded and unbranded fuel-oil samples. Electromagnetic properties of the fuel-oil samples are experimentally obtained and these data are defined in numerical analysis to design and test the performance of MTM sensor. Then, simulated MTM-based sensor structure is fabricated and measured to observe the efficiency and agreement to numerical results. Numerical and experimental studies are conducted in the microwave frequencies of 10–11 GHz. The experiment results are in accordance with the simulation ones. It can be seen from the results that the proposed MTM-based sensor can be implemented into the sensor industry for distinguishing the branded and unbranded fuel oil for several frequency regions.


Metamaterials sensors fuel oil sensing portable branded and unbranded gasoline sensors 


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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehmet Ali Tümkaya
    • 1
  • Muharrem Karaaslan
    • 1
  • Cumali Sabah
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineeringİskenderun Technical UniversityIskenderunTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Electrical and Electronics EngineeringMiddle East Technical University–Northern Cyprus Campus (METU-NCC)TRNC/Mersin 10Turkey
  3. 3.Kalkanli Technology Valley (KALTEV)Middle East Technical University–Northern Cyprus Campus (METU-NCC)TRNC/Mersin 10Turkey

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