Soft Computing for Terahertz Metamaterial Absorber Design for Biomedical Application

Choudhury, Balamati and Reddy, PV and Bisoyi, Sanjana and Jha , RM (2013) Soft Computing for Terahertz Metamaterial Absorber Design for Biomedical Application. Computers, Materials & Continua, 37 (3). ISSN 1546-2226

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    The terahertz region of the electromagnetic spectrum plays a vital role in biomedical imaging because of its sensitivity to vibrational modes of biomolecules. Advances in broadband terahertz imaging have been emerging in the field of biomedical spectroscopy. Biomedical imaging is used to distinguish between the infected (cancer) and the noninfected tissue, which requires broad band and highly efficient radar absorbing material (RAM) designs (to obtain high resolution image of the tissue). In this paper, a metamaterial broadband RAM design is proposed towards biomedical spectroscopy applications in the THz region. The particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm is used for the design and optimization of the RAM, which enhances the absorption to nearly 99.32% at the required operational frequency.

    Item Type: Journal Article
    Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to M/s. Tech Science Press
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Terahertz;Metamaterial absorber;Biomedical spectroscopy;Soft computing;PSO
    Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aeronautics (General)
    Division/Department: CEM Lab, CEM Lab, CEM Lab, CEM Lab
    Depositing User: Ms. Alphones Mary
    Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2015 16:20
    Last Modified: 25 Jun 2015 16:20

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