Babinet's principle

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Babinet's principle

[bä·bi′nāz ‚prin·sə·pəl]
(optics)
The principle that the diffraction patterns produced by complementary screens are identical; two screens are said to be complementary when the opaque parts of one correspond to the transparent parts of the other.
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Sorolla, "Babinet principle applied to the design of metasurfaces and metamaterials," Phys.
Complementary FSSs by using Babinet principle had been investigated in [18, 19].
CSRR is inspired on Babinet principle [19], and as occurs with the SRR, it also exhibits a quasi-static resonance.