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Exploring Carbon Nanotubes/BaTiO3 /Fe3O4 Nanocomposites as Microwave Absorbers

By Dzmitry Bychanok, Gleb Gorokhov, Darya Meisak, Artyom Plyushch, Polina Kuzhir, Alexey Sokal, Konstantin Lapko, Angela Sanchez-Sanchez, Vanessa Fierro, Alain Celzard, Cameron Gallagher, Alastair P. Hibbins, Feodor Y. Ogrin, and Christian Brosseau
Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 66, 77-85, 2016
doi:10.2528/PIERC16051106

Abstract

We report the modelling and characterization of microwave absorbing materials specially designed for 26-37 GHz frequency range (Ka-band). Composite materials based on carbon nanotubes/BaTiO3/Fe3O4 in a phosphate ceramic matrix were produced, and their electromagnetic response was investigated. Both theoretical and experimental results demonstrate that this material can absorb up to 100% of the power of an incident plane wave at a normal incidence angle. The physics underlying such absorption level is discussed in terms of refractive index of the material.

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Dzmitry Bychanok, Gleb Gorokhov, Darya Meisak, Artyom Plyushch, Polina Kuzhir, Alexey Sokal, Konstantin Lapko, Angela Sanchez-Sanchez, Vanessa Fierro, Alain Celzard, Cameron Gallagher, Alastair P. Hibbins, Feodor Y. Ogrin, and Christian Brosseau, "Exploring Carbon Nanotubes/BaTiO3 /Fe3O4 Nanocomposites as Microwave Absorbers," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 66, 77-85, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERC16051106
http://jpier.org/PIERC/pier.php?paper=16051106

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