Frontiers of Physics

, 13:137803 | Cite as

Wideband high-efficient linear polarization rotators

Research article

Abstract

We demonstrate a wideband polarization rotator with characteristics of high efficiency and large-range incidence angle by using a very simple anisotropic reflective metasurface. The calculated results show that reflection coefficient of cross polarization is larger than 71% over an octave frequency bandwidth from ~4.9 GHz to ~10.4 GHz. The proposed metasurface can still work very well even at incidence angle of 60°. The experiment at microwave frequencies is carried out and its results agree well with the simulated ones.

Keywords

polarization metasurface 

PACS numbers

78.67.Pt 78.20.-e 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 11504305 and 61372048).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Electromagnetics and Acoustics, Department of Electronic ScienceXiamen UniversityXiamenChina
  2. 2.School of Physical Science and TechnologyChina University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Computer EngineeringDuke UniversityDurhamUSA

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