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2011-02-21

Modelling Resonance Frequencies of a Multi-Turn Spiral for Metamaterial Applications

By Salim Nemer, Bruno Sauviac, Bernard Bayard, Chadi Nader, Joseph Bechara, and Antonio Khoury
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 20, 31-42, 2011
doi:10.2528/PIERC11011204

Abstract

The planar metal particles, consisting of a multi-turn spirals, are studied with the aim of using them to realize high impedance surfaces or as an elementary cell to create an artificial material. These spirals present a resonant behaviour in a certain frequency band. To obtain miniature devices, a compromise between the surface and the efficiency of the resonance must be found. The compactness of the particles can be increased by using s spirals. However, the accuracy on resonant frequency of existing models is not sufficient for our applications. We present a simple analytical model that determines the resonant frequency from the geometric dimensions of the approximated model. This model is verified by electromagnetic simulations and by measurements.

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Salim Nemer, Bruno Sauviac, Bernard Bayard, Chadi Nader, Joseph Bechara, and Antonio Khoury, "Modelling Resonance Frequencies of a Multi-Turn Spiral for Metamaterial Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 20, 31-42, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERC11011204
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=11011204

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