Composite Materials for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding

  • Pavel Steffan
  • Jiri Stehlik
  • Radimir Vrba
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP — The International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 245)


This paper demonstrates that the addition of chemical agents and carbon fibers to cement can greatly enhance the shielding effectiveness of the concrete. In addition to improving the shielding effectiveness, carbon fibers and chemical agents enhance the tensile and flexural strengths significantly. As both carbon fibers and steel fibers are electrically conductive, both can be added to cement to enhance the shielding effectiveness, but steel fibers tend to rust whereas carbon fibers are chemically stable and inert.


Carbon Fiber Chemical Agent Steel Fiber Reflection Loss Electromagnetic Interference 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pavel Steffan
    • 1
  • Jiri Stehlik
    • 1
  • Radimir Vrba
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of M icroelectronics Udolni 53Brno University of TechnologyBrnoCzech Republic

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