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By G. Monti, R. De Paolis, and L. Tarricone

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Based on the use of micro electro-mechanical system (MEMS) switches this paper presents a composite right/left-handed (CRLH) transmission line (TL) with a reconfigurable behaviour. The design strategy here adopted consists on the use of metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitors and short-circuited stubs resulting in a very compact and monolithic CRLH unit cell well suited for phase shifter applications.

G. Monti, R. De Paolis, and L. Tarricone, "Design of a 3-State Reconfigurable CRLH Transmission Line Based on MEMS Switches," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 95, 283-297, 2009.

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