Tuning Technique for Active FSS Arrays

Sanz-Izquierdo, Benito and Parker, Edward A. and Robertson, J.-B. and Batchelor, John C. (2009) Tuning Technique for Active FSS Arrays. Electronics Letters, 45 (22). pp. 1107-1109. ISSN 0013-5194. (doi:https://doi.org/10.1049/el.2009.2264) (Full text available)

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A novel biasing technique is described for active frequency selective slot arrays. The bandpass response can be switched between transmitting and reflecting modes, or tuned over a predetermined frequency range using two different biasing circuit configurations based on the same technology. The biasing layer is separated from the slot layer by a very thin, flexible substrate while pin and vanctor diodes are employed for switching and tuning, respectively. One application is the time-dependent modification of the EM architecture of buildings, permitting access to frequency bands as desired.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: active frequency selective slot arrays, antenna tuning, bandpass response, biasing layer, varactor diodes, biasing circuit configurations
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK7800 Electronics (see also: telecommunications) > TK7872.F5 Active filters, Frequency Selective Surfaces
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Engineering and Digital Arts > Broadband & Wireless Communications
Depositing User: Ted Parker
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2009 10:35 UTC
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2014 10:08 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/23387 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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