Accession Number : ADD012418

Title :   Tunable Microwave Filters Utilizing a Slotted Line Circuit.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Vittoria,Carmine

Report Date : 20 May 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 6

Abstract : A slotted line tunable microwave filter of the type having a metallic layer having slot patterns thereon, and an insulating layer, the filter also including a variable bias D.C. magnetic field source, for imposing a magnetic field on a dielectric junction in the metallic layer, which may be varied to tune the filter resonant frequency. In one embodiment of the invention the slot pattern comprises a first set of slots and a second set of slots. The first set of slots comprises a first slot disposed coincident with a negative x axis and the second set of slots comprises a second slot disposed coincident with a positive x axis. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *MICROWAVE FILTERS, *SLOT LINES

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE