, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 661–667 | Cite as

Perfect Nonreciprocal Absorption Based on Metamaterial Slab

  • Yun-tuan Fang
  • Yi-chi Zhang


In order to achieve nonreciprocal absorption, we design a metamaterial slab made of arrays of tilted metal layers. Through studying the extraordinary material dispersion, we derive the transfer matrix to calculate its transmittance and absorption. Given specific conditions and two opposite incidence directions, the slab can achieve total absorption for one direction and total transmittance for the other direction. The designed structure is demonstrated to be a perfect nonreciprocal absorber.


Nonreciprocal absorption Metamaterial slab Transfer matrix 



This work was supported by the Senior Talent Foundation of Jiangsu University under Grant No. 13JDG003.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Computer Science and Telecommunication EngineeringJiangsu UniversityZhenjiangChina

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