Software-Defined Metasurface Paradigm: Concept, Challenges, Prospects

  title={Software-Defined Metasurface Paradigm: Concept, Challenges, Prospects},
  author={Alexandros Pitilakis and Anna C. Tasolamprou and Christos K. Liaskos and F. Liu and Odysseas Tsilipakos and X. Wang and Mohammad Sajjad Mirmoosa and Kypros M. Kossifos and Julius Georgiou and Andreas Pitsilides and Nikolaos V. Kantartzis and Sotiris Ioannidis and Eleftherios N. Economou and Maria Kafesaki and Sergei A. Tretyakov and C. M. Soukoulis},
  journal={2018 12th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials)},
  • A. PitilakisA. Tasolamprou C. Soukoulis
  • Published 1 August 2018
  • Computer Science
  • 2018 12th International Congress on Artificial Materials for Novel Wave Phenomena (Metamaterials)
HyperSurfaces (HSFs) are devices whose electromagnetic (EM) behavior is software- driven, i.e., it can be defined programmatically. The key components of this emerging technology are the metasurfaces, artificial layered materials whose EM properties depend on their internal subwavelength structuring. HSFs merge metasurfaces with a network of miniaturized custom electronic controllers, the nanonetwork, in an integrated scalable hardware platform. The nanonetwork receives external programmatic… 

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