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Engineering    2015, Vol. 1 Issue (2) : 179 -184
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Metamaterials: Reshape and Rethink
Ruopeng Liu1,2,(),Chunlin Ji1,2,Zhiya Zhao1,2,Tian Zhou1
1. Kuang-Chi Institute of Advanced Technology, Shenzhen 518000, China
2. State Key Laboratory of Metamaterial Electromagnetic Modulation Technology, Shenzhen 518000, China

Metamaterials are composite materials whose material properties (acoustic, electrical, magnetic, or optical, etc.) are determined by their constitutive structural materials, especially the unit cells. The development of metamaterials continues to redefine the boundaries of materials science. In the field of electromagnetic research and beyond, these materials offer excellent design flexibility with their customized properties and their tunability under external stimuli. In this paper, we first provide a literature review of metamaterials with a focus on the technology and its evolution. We then discuss steps in the industrialization process and share our own experience.

Keywords metamaterials      metasurface      smart structure      metadevices      industrialization     
Corresponding Authors: Ruopeng Liu   
Just Accepted Date: 30 June 2015   Issue Date: 16 September 2015
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