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Low-microwave-permeability metamaterials formed by millimeter-sized metal coils

  • Huimin Zhao
  • Yao Ma
  • Lin Yan
  • Jian Xu
  • Jiangwei ChenEmail author
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Abstract

Based on the characteristics of inductance, resistance and capacitance of millimeter-sized metal single-turn (or multi-turn) coil, it is predicted that array formed by millimeter-sized metal coils with high-density distribution may hold near-zero permeability in a broadband of microwave frequency range. Simulations and experiments show that real part of relative permeability of ring-shaped array formed by copper coils is smaller than one and will decrease with the increase in either cross-sectional area or number of the coils; the imaginary part of the permeability remains small always, which is consistent with theoretical analysis. Our work may provide a convenient way to fabricate the broadband low-microwave-permeability metamaterials with low energy losses by using millimeter-sized single-turn (or multi-turn) coils.

Keywords

Metal coil Array Near-zero permeability 

PACS Nos

75.40.Gb 75.40.Mg 75.70.-i 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huimin Zhao
    • 1
  • Yao Ma
    • 2
  • Lin Yan
    • 1
  • Jian Xu
    • 1
  • Jiangwei Chen
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Collage of Electronic and Optical EngineeringNanjing University of Posts and TelecommunicationsNanjingPeople’s Republic of China
  2. 2.National Key Laboratory on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects and Electro-optical EngineeringArmy Engineering University of PLANanjingChina

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