Metamaterial-based high efficiency portable sensor application for determining branded and unbranded fuel oil
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CitationAli Tümkaya, M., Karaaslan, M., Sabah, C. (2018). Metamaterial-based high efficiency portable sensor application for determining branded and unbranded fuel oil. Bulletin of Materials Science, 41 (4), art. no. 91. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12034-018-1605-3
In this study, we have developed an efficient metamaterial (MTM)-based portable fuel oil sensor in order to distinguish branded and unbranded fuel-oil samples. Electromagnetic properties of the fuel-oil samples are experimentally obtained and these data are defined in numerical analysis to design and test the performance of MTM sensor. Then, simulated MTM-based sensor structure is fabricated and measured to observe the efficiency and agreement to numerical results. Numerical and experimental studies are conducted in the microwave frequencies of 10-11 GHz. The experiment results are in accordance with the simulation ones. It can be seen from the results that the proposed MTM-based sensor can be implemented into the sensor industry for distinguishing the branded and unbranded fuel oil for several frequency regions.