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By S. Kirouane, E. Verney, D. Vincent, and A. Chaabi

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The non reciprocal effect of such devices as microstrip and coplanar isolators can be based on the field displacement phenomenon induced by a magnetized ferrite material. The structure under study is made from a ferrite thin-film deposited on a alumina substrate. A non symmetrical coplanar line is put on the ferrite film and the absorber is made from either a graphite film or a Tantalum Nitride film or a copper slab. In order to work in millimeter wave range the barium ferrite was selected. Moreover, the size of the component could be less than the circulator one. The small size and simple shape are the principal advantages of a coplanar isolator structure.

S. Kirouane, E. Verney, D. Vincent, and A. Chaabi, "Simulation Results on a New Non Symmetrical Coplanar Isolator Structure Using Magnetic Thin Film," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 8, 161-170, 2009.

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