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INTERACTION OF NONLINEAR PULSES DEVELOPED IN COUPLED TRANSMISSION LINES REGULARLY SPACED SCHOTTKY VARACTORS

By K. Narahara

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Abstract:
We numerically investigate the interaction of nonlinear pulses in coupled transmission lines with regularly spaced Schottky varactors. The c mode and π mode are two different propagation modes that can be developed on a coupled line. Recently, we have found that both modes can support soliton-like pulses due to the presence of the Schottky varactors and proposed a method of doubling repetition rate of the incident pulse stream. Through numerical evaluations, we find that small c-mode pulses are generated by colliding two π-mode pulses traveling in the opposite directions. Utilizing this unique property, the repetition rate of incident pulse stream can be increased by the factor greater than 2.

Citation:
K. Narahara, "Interaction of Nonlinear Pulses Developed in Coupled Transmission Lines Regularly Spaced Schottky Varactors," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 17, 85-93, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIERL10072611

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