|Title of host publication||2010 Mediterranean Microwave Symposium (MMS), Guzelyurt|
|Publisher or commissioning body||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)|
|Publication date||Aug 2010|
|Pages||91 - 97|
|Number of pages||7|
|Conference||Mediterranean Microwave Symposium|
|Period||1/08/10 → …|
Both Software Defined Radio and Cognitive Radio require a flexible transceiver front end. This paper introduces solutions to two important features of such a device; the antenna and the filter. These are both microwave resonant structures and so share design trade-offs and restrictions; in this application they must both offer some degree of tunability or wideband performance. MEMS technology is proposed as the enabler for reconfigurability in the distributed microwave structures. This technology overcomes the shortcomings of both large-scale mechanical devices and semiconductor-based solutions.
Rose publication type: Conference contribution
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- frequency-tuning, bandwidth-tuning, filters, software-defined radio, antennas
Mediterranean Microwave Symposium
|Duration||1 Aug 2010 → …|