Left-handed metamaterial bandpass filter for GPS, Earth Exploration-Satellite and WiMAX frequency sensing applications

Autoři: Md. Jubaer Alam aff001;  Eistiak Ahamed aff002;  Mohammad Rashed Iqbal Faruque aff002;  Mohammad Tariqul Islam aff003;  Ahmed Mahfuz Tamim aff002
Působiště autorů: International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Sector 10, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka, Bangladesh aff001;  Space Science Centre (ANGKASA), Institute of Climate Change, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia aff002;  Centre of Advanced Electronic and Communication Engineering, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia aff003
Vyšlo v časopise: PLoS ONE 14(11)
Kategorie: Research Article
doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0224478


Interferences and accuracy problem are one of the most talked issues in today’s world for sensor technology. To deal with this contention, a microstrip framework consisting of a dual mode double negative (DNG) metamaterial based bandpass filter is presented in this article. To obtain the ultimate noise reduction bandpass filter, the proposed structure has to go through a series of development process, where the characteristics of the structure are tested to the limit. This filter is built on Rogers RT-5880 substrate with a 50Ω microstrip line. To pursue the elementary mode of resonant frequency, the ground layer of the structure is kept partially filled and a gradual analysis is executed on the prospective metamaterial (resonator) unit cell. Depending on the developed unit cell, the filter is constructed and fabricated to verify the concept, concentrating on GPS (1.55GHz), Earth Exploration-Satellite (2.70GHz) and WiMAX (3.60GHz) bands of frequencies. Moreover, the structure is investigated using Nicolson–Ross–Weir (NRW) approach to justify the metamaterial characteristics, and also tested on S-parameters, current distribution, electric and magnetic fields and quality factor. Having a propitious architecture and DNG characteristics, the proposed structure is suitable for bandpass filter for GPS, Earth Exploration-Satellite and WiMAX frequency sensing applications.

Klíčová slova:

Bandpass filters – Permeability – Resonance frequency – Signal bandwidth – Signal filtering – Metamaterials – Electromagnetic interference – Electromagnetics


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