Asgari, S., Fabritius, T. Terahertz graphene-based multi-functional anisotropic metamaterial and its equivalent circuit model. Sci Rep 13, 3433 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-30605-z
Terahertz graphene-based multi-functional anisotropic metamaterial and its equivalent circuit model
|Author:||Asgari, Somayyeh1; Fabritius, Tapio1|
1Optoelectronics and Measurement Techniques Research Unit, Faculty of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2023050340430
|Publish Date:|| 2023-05-03
In this paper, a graphene-based multi-functional anisotropic metamaterial composed of two finite parallel graphene ribbons in each unit cell is designed and proposed in the 0.1–5.5 terahertz (THz) region. Simulations are performed by the finite element method (FEM) in the frequency-domain solver of CST Software. An equivalent circuit modeling (ECM) as a simplified approach has been provided by a MATLAB code to model the performance of the metamaterial. The metastructure is polarization-sensitive because of the geometric non-symmetry. The absorption/reflection spectrum of the metamaterial is dynamically tunable by changing the Fermi energy level of the graphene. The introduced metamaterial can act as a THz switch and inverter at 1.23 and 4.21 THz. It acts as an ON state when the incident electric field is in the x-direction and acts as an OFF state when the incident electric field is in the y-direction. It can also act as a bi-functional mirror: a triple-band mirror for the incident electric field in the x-direction and an ultra-broadband mirror for the incident electric field in the y-direction. The proposed metamaterial has a maximum absorption of 100%, maximum linear dichroism (LD) of 100%, and a maximum switching extinction ratio of 33.01 dB. The metamaterial and its applications could be used as a potential platform in future THz devices and systems.
|Type of Publication:||
A1 Journal article – refereed
|Field of Science:||
213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
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