Dual-band rectifier based on resistance compression networks

@article{Niotaki2014DualbandRB,
  title={Dual-band rectifier based on resistance compression networks},
  author={Kyriaki Niotaki and Apostolos T. Georgiadis and Ana Collado},
  journal={2014 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS2014)},
  year={2014},
  pages={1-3}
}
This work presents the design of a dual-band rectifier operating at 915 MHz and 2.45 GHz with minimized sensitivity to input power and load variations. The rectifier is designed using a dual-band resistance compression network (RCN) for minimizing the effect of input power and load changes and it is based on Composite Right/Left-Handed (CRLH) to implement the dual band operation. The resulting rectifier has shown good RF-DC conversion efficiency and reduced sensitivity to variations. 

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