We introduce a practical dielectric metasurface design for microwave frequencies. The metasurface is made of an array of dielectric resonators held together by dielectric connections thus avoiding the need of a mechanical support in the form of a dielectric slab and the spurious multiple reflections that such a slab would generate. The proposed design can be used either for broadband metasurface applications or monochromatic wave transformations. The capabilities of the concept to manipulate the transmission phase and amplitude of the metasurface are supported by the numerical and experimental results. Finally, a half-wave plate and a quarter-wave plate have been realized with the proposed concept.

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Keywords Dispersion engineering, electromagnetic metamaterials, metasurfaces, ultrafast electronics, ultrafast optics
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAP.2016.2632705
Journal IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation
Achouri, K. (Karim), Yahyaoui, A. (Ali), Gupta, S, Rmili, H. (Hatem), & Caloz, C. (Christophe). (2017). Dielectric Resonator Metasurface for Dispersion Engineering. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 65(2), 673–680. doi:10.1109/TAP.2016.2632705