Broadband corner cloak using a uniaxial transformation medium of stacked artificial dielectric sheets
Graduate School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, 1-3 Machikaneyama, Toyonaka, Osaka 560-8531, Japan
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Accepted: 6 September 2020
Published online: 25 September 2020
We demonstrate corner cloak operations mimicking a corner reflector and hiding objects in a truncated corner. The corner cloak is designed at 18.25 GHz and implemented by nonresonant artificial dielectric sheets stacked onto the bottom hypotenuse. It is shown by the near-field measurements that the measured field distributions for the cloak agree well with those for the original area of the corner reflector as well as those for the numerical prediction. The bistatic radar cross-sections (BRCSs) for the cloak and the original area calculated from the measured field distributions coincide with each other and the cloak operation is quantitatively confirmed. The bandwidth evaluated by the specular scattering angles from the BRCSs shows broadband operation as wide as from 16 to 22 GHz.
Key words: Transformation electromagnetics / invisibility cloaks / metamaterials
© Y. Takano and A. Sanada, published by EDP Sciences, 2020
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