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A Switchable Microwave Reflector Using Pin Diodes
Shinya KITAGAWA Ryosuke SUGA Osamu HASHIMOTO
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 2014/07/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1353
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Recent Advances in Simulation Techniques and Their Applications for Electronics)
switchable, reflector, radar absorber, pin diode,
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A switchable microwave reflector, reflection of which is actively controlled using diodes was proposed. Pin diodes have large resistance and capacitance without DC bias and small resistance and inductance with DC bias in microwave band. The reflector was designed by using the characteristics. In this paper, effects of a periodic structure on the reflector were verified with simulation and equivalent circuit model. A prototype reflector was able to switch between about -20 dB and -0.1 dB reflection coefficient at 2 GHz.