Published May 30, 2014


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Edgar Eduardo Salazar-Flórez, BSc

Julian Eduardo Mora-Moreno, BSc

Carlos Rodrigo Correa-Cely, PhD



This article shows the most relevant results, related to the optimum design of a multilayer electromagnetic absorber for the wireless communications range. It was designed through two optimization strategies, a metaheuristic (Particle Swarm Optimization [PSO]) and a deterministic one (Interval Analysis). Despite achieving similar results, the last one proved to require an increased amount of computation time. Nevertheless, and due to its nature, the solution achieved was unique, while in PSO the results reproducibility was low, possibly due to the high complexity of the objective function.


Electromagnetic absorber, optimization, particle swarm, interval analysis., Electromagnetic wave absorber, Interval analysis (Mathematics).Absorbedor electromagnético, optimización, enjambre de partículas, análisis de intervalos, análisis de intervalos (Matemáticas).

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How to Cite
Salazar-Flórez, E. E., Mora-Moreno, J. E., & Correa-Cely, C. R. (2014). Design of optimum electromagnetic absorbers in the wireless communications range. Ingenieria Y Universidad, 18(1), 17–42.