Multi-band Fractal Microwave Absorbers

  • Francesca Venneri
  • Sandra Costanzo
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 746)


Multi-band fractal microwave absorbers are proposed to operate within the UHF-RFID band and/or the GSM frequency bands. The miniaturization capabilities offered by the adopted fractal geometry are exploited to design multi-band absorber unit cells having small size (less than half-wavelength) and a very thin substrate thickness (≤λ0/100 at the operating frequency). Thanks to its compactness and effectiveness in achieving perfect absorption, the proposed configuration is appealing for multipath reduction in confined indoor environments or for multi-band electromagnetic interferences suppression in low-frequency communication systems.


Fractals Microwave absorbers UHF RFID GSM-bands 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Francesca Venneri
    • 1
  • Sandra Costanzo
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Di Massa
    • 1
  1. 1.DIMESUniversity of CalabriaRendeItaly

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