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Asymmetrical stripline based method for retrieving the electromagnetic properties of metamaterials

Abstract : An experimental characterization technique for determining the electromagnetic properties of metamaterials in the microwave frequency band is presented. The method consists in measuring the S-parameters of an asymmetrical stripline partially filled with the sample to be characterized. For retrieving the characteristic parameters, two different approaches based on quasi-static approximations are compared. This measurement cell allows an "in situ" characterization because it reproduces the electromagnetic environment frequently found in planar technologies for microwave applications of metamaterials. The whole sample is uniformly excited in magnitude and direction by the interacting electromagnetic field which guarantees representativeness of extracted permittivity and permeability and avoids possible inconsistencies due to anisotropy and heterogeneity of metamaterials.
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Sandra Gomez, Patrick Queffelec, Alexis Chevalier, Anne-Claude Tarot, Ala Sharaiha. Asymmetrical stripline based method for retrieving the electromagnetic properties of metamaterials. Journal of Applied Physics, American Institute of Physics, 2013, Vol. 113 (024912), pp.024912-1-6. ⟨hal-00801289⟩



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