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Absorptive Limiter for Frequency Selective Circuits

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Author(s)

Juan C. Collado Gomez, Eduard Rocas, James C. Booth, Jordi Mateu, J. M. O'Callaghan, J. Verdu, A. Hueltes

Abstract

This paper describes a novel absorptive limiter for frequency selective circuits. The proposed circuit allows the design of absorptive limiters based on a bi-state phase shifter, which is appropriate for integration into channelizing devices, such as hybrid-coupled input multiplexers. A preliminary prototype with shunt PIN diodes has been fabricated and measured to demonstrate the viability of the concept. The proposed circuit can be applied to create high performance frequency selective limiters incorporating high temperature superconductors as limiting elements.
Citation
IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
Volume
24
Issue
6

Keywords

Absorptive limiter, frequency selective limiter, diode limiter, bi-state phase shifter.

Citation

Collado, J. , Rocas, E. , Booth, J. , Mateu, J. , O'Callaghan, J. , Verdu, J. and Hueltes, A. (2014), Absorptive Limiter for Frequency Selective Circuits, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (Accessed April 17, 2024)
Created June 1, 2014, Updated January 27, 2020