Characterization of FeCo Magnetic Metal Hollow Fiber/EPDM Composites for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding

FeCo 자성 금속 중공형 섬유 고분자 복합재의 전자파 차폐 특성 연구

  • Received : 2015.10.02
  • Accepted : 2015.12.18
  • Published : 2015.12.31


Electromagnetic interference shielding composite with low density ($1.18g/cm^3$) was fabricated using electroless plated FeCo magnetic metal hollow fibers and ethylene propylene diene monomer (EPDM) polymer. Aspect ratio of the fibers were controlled and their hollow structure was obtained by heat treatment process. The FeCo hollow fibers were then mixed with EPDM to manufacture the composite. The higher aspect ratio of the magnetic metal hollow fibers resulted in high electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness (30 dB) of the composite due to its low sheet resistance (30 ohm/sq). The enhanced electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness was mainly attributed to the formation of conducting network over the percolation threshold by high aspect ratio of fibers as well as an increase of the reflection loss by impedance mismatch owing to low sheet resistance, absorption loss, and multiple internal reflections loss.


Electromagnetic interference shielding composite;Electroless plating;Magnetic metal hollow fiber;Sheet resistance;Electromagnetic interference shielding effectiveness


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