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posted on 18.02.2011 by L. Athukorala, K. Rabbi, Chinthana Panagamuwa, J. C. Vardaxoglou, M. Philippakis, D. Budimir
This paper presents an optically reconfigurable microstrip ultra-wideband filter. A single optical switch comprised of a silicon wafer is activated using near infra-red light to select between either a bandpass or bandstop response. With the switch in the ON state, the circuit behaves as a bandpass filter while in the OFF state, the circuit behaves as a bandstop filter in the same frequency band. The proposed filter was designed, fabricated and tested. Its performance was evaluated through simulation and measurements.

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  • Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

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ATHUKORALA, L. ... et al, 2010. Optically reconfigurable microstrip UWB bandpass filters. IN: IEEE Proceedings, Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC 2010), Loughborough, UK, 8th-9th November, pp. 617-620.

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2010

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9781424473052

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