Dual-Band Resistance Compression Networks for Improved Rectifier Performance

  title={Dual-Band Resistance Compression Networks for Improved Rectifier Performance},
  author={Kyriaki Niotaki and Apostolos T. Georgiadis and Ana Collado and John S. Vardakas},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques},
In this work, the concept of dual-band resistance compression networks is introduced and applied to the design of rectifier circuits with improved performance. The use of resistance compression networks (RCNs) minimizes the sensitivity of rectifier circuits to variations in the surrounding environment, such as input power level and changes in the rectifier load. The proposed dual-band RCN can be used as the matching network located between the antenna and the rectifying element of a dual-band… Expand
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