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Optically reconfigurable microstrip UWB bandpass filters

Athukorala, Lakshman and Rabbi, Khondker M.F. and Panagamuwa, Chintana and Vardaxoglou, John C. and Philippakis, M. and Budimir, Djuradj (2010) Optically reconfigurable microstrip UWB bandpass filters. In: IEEE Loughborough Antennas and Propagation Conference (LAPC2010), 8-9 November 2010, Loughborough. IEEE, pp. 617-620. ISBN 9781424473045

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/LAPC.2010.5666895


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.

Item Type:Book Section
Research Community:University of Westminster > Electronics and Computer Science, School of
ID Code:8979
Deposited On:21 Dec 2010 12:11
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