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Interface Polarization Strategy to Solve Electromagnetic Wave Interference Issue

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posted on 24.01.2017, 00:00 by Hualiang Lv, Yuhang Guo, Guanglei Wu, Guangbin Ji, Yue Zhao, Zhichuan J. Xu
Design of an interface to arouse interface polarization is an efficient route to attenuate high-frequency electromagnetic waves. The attenuation intensity is highly related to the contact area. To achieve stronger interface polarization, growing metal oxide granular film on graphene with a larger surface area seems to be an efficient strategy due to the high charge carrier concentration of graphene. This study is devoted to fabricating the filmlike composite by a facile thermal decomposition method and investigating the relationship among contact area, polarization intensity, and the type of metal oxide. Because of the high-frequency polarization effect, the composites presented excellent electromagnetic wave attenuation ability. It is shown that the optimal effective frequency bandwidth of graphene/metal oxide was close to 7.0 GHz at a thin coating layer of 2.0 mm. The corresponding reflection loss value was nearly −22.1 dB. Considering the attenuation mechanism, interface polarization may play a key role in the microwave-absorbing ability.