Effect of anisotropic characteristics of composite skins on the electromagnetic wave propagation in the foam core sandwich structures

Heoung Jae Chun, Hyun Su Shin

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Abstract

The propagation of electromagnetic waves in the foam core sandwich structures is highly affected by anisotropic permittivity and loss tangent of composite skins. Even though many investigations were focused on the propagation of electromagnetic waves in the composite materials in last several decades, little investigations were carried out to understand adequately the propagation of the electromagnetic waves in the foam core sandwich structures. In this study, the transmittance of the arbitrary linearly polarized incident TEM waves through the solid composite laminate with various stacking sequences and foam core sandwich structures with composite skins was calculated as functions of fiber orientation of composites and incident angle of the wave by the analytical model.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1782-1787
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Modern Physics B
Volume17
Issue number8-9 II
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Apr 10

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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