Metamaterial Inclusions Based on Grid-Graph Hamiltonian Paths.

This article deals with a study of novel classes of metamaterial inclusions based on space-filling curves. The graph–theoretic Hamiltonian-path (HP) concept is exploited to construct a fairly broad class of space-filling curve geometries that include as special cases the well-known Hilbert an Peano curves whose application to metamaterial inclusions has recently been proposed. In this framework, the basic properties of HP are briefly reviewed, and a full-wave study of the electromagnetic properties of representative grid-graph HP geometries is carried out. Applications to metamaterial inclusions are explored, with focus on artificial magnetic conductors with reduced polarization-sensitivity.

Main Author: Pierro, Vincenzo.
Other Authors: McVay, John., Galdi, Vincenzo., Hoorfar, Ahmad., Engheta, Nader., Pinto, Innocenzo M.
Language: English
Published: 2006
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