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On the Double Nano-Coned Graphite Metasurface-Based Multiband CIC Absorber

  • M. Ghasemi
  • P. K. ChoudhuryEmail author
  • M. A. Baqir


Spectral characteristics of nano-engineered absorber comprised of nano-cone-shaped multi-layered (or cascaded) graphene metasurface (that results in graphite medium) were investigated under different chemical potentials and incidence conditions. The configuration of the proposed absorber is of the conductor-insulator-conductor (CIC) kind, wherein the top and bottom metasurfaces are identical in a pattern having the array of graphite-cones. Such three-layer CIC absorber hosts relatively thick dielectric substrate sandwiched between graphite nano-cone-based metasurfaces, in order to trap incidence electromagnetic fields. The results in respect of absorbance revealed usefulness of the proposed structure in spectral filtering in the visible and far-infrared regimes. Also, the tuning feature of absorber through altering the chemical potential of metasurfaces was highlighted.


Metamaterial absorbers Graphene structures Nano-engineered mediums Complex mediums 



One of the authors (PKC) gratefully acknowledges the support provided by the UKM. Also, the authors are thankful to the two anonymous reviewers; their constructive comments helped to improve the manuscript.

Funding Information

The project is partially supported by grant no. GUP-2018-157 provided by the UKM.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Microengineering and NanoelectronicsUniversiti Kebangsaan MalaysiaBangiMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringCOMSATS University IslamabadSahiwalPakistan

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