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Appl. Sci. 2012, 2(2), 375-395; doi:10.3390/app2020375

Electrically Small Resonators for Planar Metamaterial, Microwave Circuit and Antenna Design: A Comparative Analysis

GEMMA/CIMITEC, Departament d’Enginyeria Electrònica, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 BELLATERRA (Barcelona), Spain
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Received: 15 March 2012 / Accepted: 10 April 2012 / Published: 20 April 2012
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Abstract

Planar metamaterials and many microwave circuits and antennas are designed by means of resonators with dimensions much smaller than the wavelength at their resonance frequency. There are many types of such electrically small resonators, and the main purpose of this paper is to compare them as building blocks for the implementation of microwave components. Aspects such as resonator size, bandwidth, their circuit models when they are coupled to transmission lines (as is usually required), as well as key applications, will be considered. View Full-Text
Keywords: metamaterials; electrically small resonators; split ring resonator (SRR); stepped impedance resonator (SIR); duality metamaterials; electrically small resonators; split ring resonator (SRR); stepped impedance resonator (SIR); duality
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Durán-Sindreu, M.; Naqui, J.; Paredes, F.; Bonache, J.; Martín, F. Electrically Small Resonators for Planar Metamaterial, Microwave Circuit and Antenna Design: A Comparative Analysis. Appl. Sci. 2012, 2, 375-395.

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