Metamaterial Loads Provide Compact Matches (.PDF Download)

A high-impedance tunable composite right/left-handed (CRLH) coplanar-waveguide (CPW)  transformer provides an effective means of matching a 200-Ω load to a 50-Ω line. By applying DC magnetic bias, it is possible to tune the bandwidth of the transformer, with the center frequency changing from 2.8 to 3.4 GHz.

With a length of 2.4 mm, this transformer represents about a 78% reduction compared to a conventional transformer in the same frequency band. The CRLH transformer’s CPW confi

Register to view the full article

By registering on Microwaves & RF now, you'll not only gain access to Wideband Mixer Integrates Programmable IF Amplifiers (.PDF Download), you'll also become part of the RF engineering community. Plus as a bonus you’ll get to a complimentary copy of The Top 5 RF Essentials compendium (PDF download) when you register now.
Joining the Microwaves & RF community also allows you to:

• Become a member of a group of exclusive RF Engineers.
• Start your own conversation by commenting on any article or blog
• Communicate and network with other Engineers from all over the world
• Gain access to download high quality content including schematics and diagrams where applicable.

Hide comments

Comments

  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
Publish