On The Study of Development of X Band Metamaterial Radar Absorber

Main Article Content

M. A. Abdalla
Z. Hu

Abstract

A new development of metamaterial applications in radar absorbers for X band is introduced. Two modifications were suggested based on two different approaches which are a new called fan shaped resonator absorber and a modified high impedance metamaterial absorber. Both approaches introduce thin radar absorber (5.3% at centre frequency) with wide bandwidth and high absorption level. The theoretical concepts of each design are explained and validated using full wave simulation. Results illustrate that the new development can achieve wider bandwidth, multiple operating bands; the increase in bandwidth is up to 8 times the conventional one. Moreover, the reported absorbers have capability to operate with different polarizations.

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

Article Details

How to Cite
Abdalla, M., & Hu, Z. (2012). On The Study of Development of X Band Metamaterial Radar Absorber. Advanced Electromagnetics, 1(3), 94-98. https://doi.org/10.7716/aem.v1i3.25
Section
Research Articles

References


  1. Veselago V. G. "The electrodynamics of substances with simultaneously negative values of ε and μ," Soviet Physics - Uspekhi, vol. 10, 509-14, 1968.
    View Article

  2. Pendry J. B., A. J. Holden, D. J. Robbins, and W. J. Stewart, "Low frequency plasmons in thin-wire structures," Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, vol. 10, 4785-809, 1998.
    View Article

  3. Pendry J. B., A. J. Holden, D. J. Robbins, and W. J. Stewart, "Magnetism from conductors and enhanced nonlinear phenomena," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 47, 2075-84, 1999.
    View Article

  4. Smith D. R., W. J. Padilla, D. C. Vier, S. C. Nemat-Nasser, and S. Schultz, "Composite medium with simultaneously negative permeability and permittivity," Physical Review Letters, vol. 84, 4184-7, 2000.
    View Article

  5. Amano M. and Y.Kotsuka, "A novel microwave absorber with surfaceprinted conductive line patterns," in IEEE MTT-S Digest, Jun. 2002,1193–1196.

  6. Costa F., A. Monorchio, and G. Manara, "Ultra-thin absorber by using high impedance surfaces with frequency selective surfaces," in Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. on Antennas Propagation., Honolulu, USA, 2007,861– 864.
    View Article

  7. A. Tennant and B. Chambers, "A single-layer tunable microwave absorber using an active FSS," IEEE Microw. Wireless Compon. Lett., Vol. 14, No. 1, 46– 47, 2004.
    View Article

  8. Shen Z. and H Wang "On the optimum design of a thin absorbing screen", in Proc, Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, Honolulu, USA 2007 6039 – 6042.

  9. Engheta, N.: 'Thin absorbing screens using metamaterial surfaces'. IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (AP-S) Int. Symp. and USNC-URSI National Radio Science Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA, 2002, pp. 16–21.

  10. Kern, D.J., and Werner, D.H.: 'A genetic algorithm approach to the design of ultra-thin electromagnetic bandgap absorbers', Microw. Opt. Technol. Lett., 2003, 38, (1), pp. 61–64.
    View Article

  11. Q. Gao, Y. Yin, D.-B. Yan and N.-C. Yuan, "Application of metamaterials to ultra-thin radar absorbing material design", Electronics Lett., 2005, Vol. 41, No. 17, pp 17-18.
    View Article