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2009-08-21

Design of a 3-State Reconfigurable CRLH Transmission Line Based on MEMS Switches

By Giuseppina Monti, Rosa De Paolis, and Luciano Tarricone
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 95, 283-297, 2009
doi:10.2528/PIER09071109

Abstract

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.

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Giuseppina Monti, Rosa De Paolis, and Luciano Tarricone, "Design of a 3-State Reconfigurable CRLH Transmission Line Based on MEMS Switches," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 95, 283-297, 2009.
doi:10.2528/PIER09071109
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09071109

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