Laser-Scribed Lossy Microstrip Lines for Radio Frequency Applications
AbstractLaser-direct writing has become an alternative method to fabricate flexible electronics, whereas the resistive nature of laser-scribed conductors may distort the radio-frequency characteristics of circuits for high-frequency applications. We demonstrate that the transmission characteristics of microstrip lines are insensitive to the resistance of laser-scripted conductors when the sheet resistance is not above 0.32 Ω/□. On the other hand, the transmission and reflection characteristics of the MS lines can be simply modified through the accommodation of the resistance of the conductors, because a laser can trigger the sintering and melting of laser produced silver nanostructures. This could provide an alternative way to fabricate radio frequency (RF) resistors and promote their applications to flexible radio-frequency devices and systems. View Full-Text
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Li, R.; Yan, J.; Fang, Y.; Fan, X.; Sheng, L.; Ding, D.; Yin, X.; Yu, Y. Laser-Scribed Lossy Microstrip Lines for Radio Frequency Applications. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 415.
Li R, Yan J, Fang Y, Fan X, Sheng L, Ding D, Yin X, Yu Y. Laser-Scribed Lossy Microstrip Lines for Radio Frequency Applications. Applied Sciences. 2019; 9(3):415.Chicago/Turabian Style
Li, Ruozhou; Yan, Jing; Fang, Yuming; Fan, Xingye; Sheng, Linkun; Ding, Daye; Yin, Xiaoxing; Yu, Ying. 2019. "Laser-Scribed Lossy Microstrip Lines for Radio Frequency Applications." Appl. Sci. 9, no. 3: 415.
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