Metamaterial-Selective Emitter for Maximizing Infrared Camouflage Performance with Energy Dissipation

Namkyu Lee, Taehwan Kim, Joon Soo Lim, Injoong Chang, Hyung Hee Cho

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Abstract

Camouflage is a method evading predators in nature by assimilating into the environment. To realize an artificial camouflage surface for displays and sensors, many researchers have introduced several concepts including a metamaterial-selective absorber/emitter (MSAE). When an MSAE is adopted for camouflage at infrared (IR) wave, the energy dissipation of reduced emitting energy, as well as the reduction of emitting energy to deceive the IR signature from the surface, must be considered from the viewpoint of energy balance due to thermal instability. The integrated investigation of radiative heat-transfer characteristics and IR signature control of MSAE remains, however, poorly understood. Here, we investigate MSAE for IR camouflage by considering the energy balance in terms of reduction of emitting energy and dissipation of reduced emitting energy. On the basis of the atmospheric transmittance at an IR band, we designate the detected band as having wavelengths of 3-5 and 8-14 μm and the undetected band as having a wavelength of 5-8 μm. We investigate, via experiments and simulations, the optical characteristics required for IR camouflage and extract the factor that controls the emissive power. Furthermore, we suggest an integrated factor for evaluating the camouflage performance based on the concept of energy balance and propose a design guideline for MSAE with the aim of maximizing the camouflage performance at the IR band. This study will help to expand the range of applications (such as energy harvester and sensors) and others that are based on selective absorption/emission.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)21250-21257
Number of pages8
JournalACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Volume11
Issue number23
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019 Jun 12

Fingerprint

Camouflage
Metamaterials
Energy dissipation
Infrared radiation
Energy balance
Wavelength
Harvesters
Sensors
Display devices
Heat transfer

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)

Cite this

Lee, Namkyu ; Kim, Taehwan ; Lim, Joon Soo ; Chang, Injoong ; Cho, Hyung Hee. / Metamaterial-Selective Emitter for Maximizing Infrared Camouflage Performance with Energy Dissipation. In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 2019 ; Vol. 11, No. 23. pp. 21250-21257.
@article{fc5ffaf9359249589fd98bd33b42b504,
title = "Metamaterial-Selective Emitter for Maximizing Infrared Camouflage Performance with Energy Dissipation",
abstract = "Camouflage is a method evading predators in nature by assimilating into the environment. To realize an artificial camouflage surface for displays and sensors, many researchers have introduced several concepts including a metamaterial-selective absorber/emitter (MSAE). When an MSAE is adopted for camouflage at infrared (IR) wave, the energy dissipation of reduced emitting energy, as well as the reduction of emitting energy to deceive the IR signature from the surface, must be considered from the viewpoint of energy balance due to thermal instability. The integrated investigation of radiative heat-transfer characteristics and IR signature control of MSAE remains, however, poorly understood. Here, we investigate MSAE for IR camouflage by considering the energy balance in terms of reduction of emitting energy and dissipation of reduced emitting energy. On the basis of the atmospheric transmittance at an IR band, we designate the detected band as having wavelengths of 3-5 and 8-14 μm and the undetected band as having a wavelength of 5-8 μm. We investigate, via experiments and simulations, the optical characteristics required for IR camouflage and extract the factor that controls the emissive power. Furthermore, we suggest an integrated factor for evaluating the camouflage performance based on the concept of energy balance and propose a design guideline for MSAE with the aim of maximizing the camouflage performance at the IR band. This study will help to expand the range of applications (such as energy harvester and sensors) and others that are based on selective absorption/emission.",
author = "Namkyu Lee and Taehwan Kim and Lim, {Joon Soo} and Injoong Chang and Cho, {Hyung Hee}",
year = "2019",
month = "6",
day = "12",
doi = "10.1021/acsami.9b04478",
language = "English",
volume = "11",
pages = "21250--21257",
journal = "ACS applied materials & interfaces",
issn = "1944-8244",
publisher = "American Chemical Society",
number = "23",

}

Metamaterial-Selective Emitter for Maximizing Infrared Camouflage Performance with Energy Dissipation. / Lee, Namkyu; Kim, Taehwan; Lim, Joon Soo; Chang, Injoong; Cho, Hyung Hee.

In: ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Vol. 11, No. 23, 12.06.2019, p. 21250-21257.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

TY - JOUR

T1 - Metamaterial-Selective Emitter for Maximizing Infrared Camouflage Performance with Energy Dissipation

AU - Lee, Namkyu

AU - Kim, Taehwan

AU - Lim, Joon Soo

AU - Chang, Injoong

AU - Cho, Hyung Hee

PY - 2019/6/12

Y1 - 2019/6/12

N2 - Camouflage is a method evading predators in nature by assimilating into the environment. To realize an artificial camouflage surface for displays and sensors, many researchers have introduced several concepts including a metamaterial-selective absorber/emitter (MSAE). When an MSAE is adopted for camouflage at infrared (IR) wave, the energy dissipation of reduced emitting energy, as well as the reduction of emitting energy to deceive the IR signature from the surface, must be considered from the viewpoint of energy balance due to thermal instability. The integrated investigation of radiative heat-transfer characteristics and IR signature control of MSAE remains, however, poorly understood. Here, we investigate MSAE for IR camouflage by considering the energy balance in terms of reduction of emitting energy and dissipation of reduced emitting energy. On the basis of the atmospheric transmittance at an IR band, we designate the detected band as having wavelengths of 3-5 and 8-14 μm and the undetected band as having a wavelength of 5-8 μm. We investigate, via experiments and simulations, the optical characteristics required for IR camouflage and extract the factor that controls the emissive power. Furthermore, we suggest an integrated factor for evaluating the camouflage performance based on the concept of energy balance and propose a design guideline for MSAE with the aim of maximizing the camouflage performance at the IR band. This study will help to expand the range of applications (such as energy harvester and sensors) and others that are based on selective absorption/emission.

AB - Camouflage is a method evading predators in nature by assimilating into the environment. To realize an artificial camouflage surface for displays and sensors, many researchers have introduced several concepts including a metamaterial-selective absorber/emitter (MSAE). When an MSAE is adopted for camouflage at infrared (IR) wave, the energy dissipation of reduced emitting energy, as well as the reduction of emitting energy to deceive the IR signature from the surface, must be considered from the viewpoint of energy balance due to thermal instability. The integrated investigation of radiative heat-transfer characteristics and IR signature control of MSAE remains, however, poorly understood. Here, we investigate MSAE for IR camouflage by considering the energy balance in terms of reduction of emitting energy and dissipation of reduced emitting energy. On the basis of the atmospheric transmittance at an IR band, we designate the detected band as having wavelengths of 3-5 and 8-14 μm and the undetected band as having a wavelength of 5-8 μm. We investigate, via experiments and simulations, the optical characteristics required for IR camouflage and extract the factor that controls the emissive power. Furthermore, we suggest an integrated factor for evaluating the camouflage performance based on the concept of energy balance and propose a design guideline for MSAE with the aim of maximizing the camouflage performance at the IR band. This study will help to expand the range of applications (such as energy harvester and sensors) and others that are based on selective absorption/emission.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=85067364745&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=85067364745&partnerID=8YFLogxK

U2 - 10.1021/acsami.9b04478

DO - 10.1021/acsami.9b04478

M3 - Article

C2 - 31094187

AN - SCOPUS:85067364745

VL - 11

SP - 21250

EP - 21257

JO - ACS applied materials & interfaces

JF - ACS applied materials & interfaces

SN - 1944-8244

IS - 23

ER -