Dual-Band Tunable Screen using Complementary Split Ring Resonators

Sanz-Izquierdo, Benito and Parker, Edward A. and Batchelor, John C. (2010) Dual-Band Tunable Screen using Complementary Split Ring Resonators. IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, 58 (11). pp. 3761-3765. ISSN 0018-926X. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Active frequency selective surfaces (FSS) based on slot-form split ring resonators are described. Switching and tuning have been achieved using two different biasing circuit configurations. The first design switches ON and OFF the two concentric rings separately, producing four distinct transmission responses. The second design is able to vary the capacitance of the two split rings, allowing independent dual-band frequency tuning. The active FSS incorporate commercially available, low cost, surface mount switched PIN diodes and varactor diodes. The operation of the surfaces covers a wide band frequency range within the UHF spectrum, which is desirable for applications such as the modification of the EM architecture of buildings. Measurements compare well with the simulations.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Electromagnetic wave propagation, EM architecture, Frequency selective surfaces, PIN diodes, Switching, Timing
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7872.F5 Active filters, Frequency Selective Surfaces
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: Ted Parker
Date Deposited: 17 Nov 2010 10:48
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2014 10:06
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/26054 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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