Magnetless Nonreciprocal Metamaterial (MNM) Technology: Application to Microwave Components

  title={Magnetless Nonreciprocal Metamaterial (MNM) Technology: Application to Microwave Components},
  author={Tetsuo Kodera and Dimitrios L. Sounas and Christophe Caloz},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques},
A magnetless nonreciprocal metamaterial (MNM), consisting of traveling-wave resonant ring particles loaded by transistor and exhibiting the gyromagnetic properties as ferrites, without their size, weight, cost, and monolithic microwave integrated circuit incompatibility drawbacks, was recently introduced in 2011 by Kodera et al. This paper presents the first extensive investigation of the applicability of MNM technology to nonreciprocal microwave components. It recalls the key principle of the… 

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