MATEC Web of Conferences
Volume 150, 2018Malaysia Technical Universities Conference on Engineering and Technology (MUCET 2017)
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Section||Information & Communication Technology (ICT), Science (SCI) & Mathematics (SM)|
|Published online||23 February 2018|
Electromagnetic Properties Performance of MWCNTs/Polyester Composites in X-band
Department of Electronic Engineering Technology, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Perlis, Malaysia.
2 Bioelectromagnetics Research Group (BioEM), School of Computer and Communication Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Perlis, Malaysia.
3 Department of Communication Engineering, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), 81310 UTM Johor Bahru, Johor Darul Ta’zim, Malaysia.
4 School of Mechatronic Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP), Pauh Putra Campus, 02600 Arau, Perlis, Malaysia.
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In this paper presents nano-composites based on polyester (PE) matrix with multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) as fillers have been developed for microwave absorbing materials. The MWCNTs/PE composite samples were fabricated with different weight ratio of MWCNTs (3 wt%, 5 wt%, and 10 wt%). The electromagnetic properties of different MWCNTs/PE composite have been determined by using rectangular waveguide technique and Agilent material measurement software. Moreover, the reflection loss (microwave absorption) of MWCNTs/PE composite have been calculated based on the basis of transmission line theory. The performance of electromagnetic properties and microwave absorption of MWCNTs/PE composite were analyzed in X-band frequency. The dielectric loss properties of the composite are increse with increasing in MWCNTs weight ratio. The microwave absorption results show that such 3 wt% MWCNTs/PE composites sample with 4 mm thickness has achieved less than -10 dB values (< 90 % microwave absorption) of reflection loss.
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