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Genetic Algorithm Optimized X-Band Absorber Using Metamaterials

By Rahul Pelluri and Bhargav Appasani
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 69, 59-64, 2017


This paper presents a novel, Genetic Algorithm (GA) optimized X-band absorber using metamaterials. The unit cell of this structure consists of several square patches, each having a dimension of 2.5 mm x 2.5 mm. Their positions are optimized using the GA such that the X-band absorption is maximized. Simulation results and the subsequent experimental validation affirm that the structure offers absorption of 97% from 10.42 GHz to 11.98 GHz and absorption of 90% over the entire X-band from 8 GHz to 9 GHz and also from 9.35 GHz to 12 GHz, with peak absorption of 99.95% at 10.52 GHz. The results are compared with the existing ones, to demonstrate the superiority of the proposed design.


Rahul Pelluri and Bhargav Appasani, "Genetic Algorithm Optimized X-Band Absorber Using Metamaterials," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 69, 59-64, 2017.


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