Metamaterial Tunable Filter Design


This paper presents a new concept to implement a tunable filter metamaterial with dual negative refraction composed of ferrite slabs and metallic resonators, including split-ring resonators (SRR), and short wire pairs. The ferrite slabs under an applied magnetics bias provide one magnetic resonance frequency band and the metallic resonators provide another one. The continuous wires within the metamaterials provide the negative permittivity in a wide frequency band covering the two magnetic resonance bands. This type of metamaterialis analyzed in detail, and tunable stop band filters are successfully designed. The effective electromagnetic parameters obtained from the simulation of the S-parameters indicate that metamaterial exhibit negative refraction bands, which can be shifted by changing the magnetic bias.

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N. Benmostefa, M. Meliani and H. Ouslimani, "Metamaterial Tunable Filter Design," Journal of Electromagnetic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 5 No. 6, 2013, pp. 250-254. doi: 10.4236/jemaa.2013.56040.

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