Optical Control of Microstrip Band Elimination filter Utilizing Semiconductor Plasma

Yasushi HORII  Keisuke INATA  Takeshi NAKAGAWA  Sadao KURAZONO  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E76-A    No.12    pp.2082-2084
Publication Date: 1993/12/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Section of Letters Selected from the 1993 IEICE Fall Conference)
microwave and millimeter wave technology,  optical control,  microstrip filter,  semiconductor plasma,  microstrip switch,  

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This letter proposes a microstrip band elimination filter having an optically controlled small gap on a resonant section for the shift of the eliminated frequency range using the semiconductor plasma. The basic characteristics of this filter are analized theoretically utilizing the (FD)2TD method.