A New Wireless Communication Paradigm through Software-Controlled Metasurfaces

  title={A New Wireless Communication Paradigm through Software-Controlled Metasurfaces},
  author={Christos K. Liaskos and Shuai Nie and Ageliki Tsioliaridou and Andreas Pitsillides and Sotiris Ioannidis and Ian F. Akyildiz},
  journal={IEEE Communications Magazine},
Electromagnetic waves undergo multiple uncontrollable alterations as they propagate within a wireless environment. [] Key Method The HyperSurface tiles can effectively re-engineer electromagnetic waves, including steering toward any desired direction, full absorption, polarization manipulation, and more. Multiple tiles are employed to coat objects such as walls, furniture, and overall, any objects in indoor and outdoor environments.

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