Strain Mapping with THz Metamaterial Composites

TitleStrain Mapping with THz Metamaterial Composites
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2020
AuthorsO Khatib, T Tyler, WJ Padilla, NM Jokerst, and HO Everitt
Conference NameInternational Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves, Irmmw Thz
Date Published11/2020

Terahertz metamaterials with strain-sensitive junctions are introduced to identify structurally compromised regions of composite materials. Spatially mapping the local polarimetric metamaterial response visualizes and records regions of stress extrema experienced by visibly opaque materials.