On Microwave Imaging with Absorbing Metasurface Enclosure
preprintposted on 31.01.2020, 18:13 by Ziqi Liu, Nozhan Bayat, Puyan Mojabi
Matching fluids used in microwave imaging are often lossy to reduce the reflections from the system enclosure. To enable the use of low-loss matching fluids, we investigate the use of absorbing metasurfaces as the enclosure. This has the potential to enhance the signal-to-noise ratio of the data, thus, enhancing the achievable image accuracy. The presented example has the following limitation: as opposed to design and simulation of the physical structure of the metasurface enclosure, it uses two impedance boundary conditions on top of a metallic-backed substrate. Thus, the angular dependency of a practical absorber is not completely taken into account by this model. At the conference, we'll also consider a microwave imaging metasurface enclosure via design and simulation of a physical structure.