An experimental realization of cylindrical cloaking using dogbone metamaterials

V. P. Sarin, M. P. Jayakrishnan, P. V. Vinesh, C. K. Aanandan, P. Mohanan, K. Vasudevan

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The quest for invisibility has inspired a deep ardour in the research community over the past decade. The invention of metamaterials has boosted the research on electromagnetic cloaking due to its unusual electromagnetic parameters under plane wave incidence. In this study, we propose a novel cloaking scheme, using dogbone metamaterials, for effectively routing the incident electromagnetic fields around a target metal cylinder under consideration. Notable reduction in the scattered power is observed from the target in comparison to an uncloaked target. Experiments and simulations validate an effective reduction in the scattering cross section of the target and effective guiding of the incident plane wave around the target.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)927-932
Number of pages6
JournalCanadian Journal of Physics
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 2017


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