Patent Number: 6,670,856

Title: Tunable broadside coupled transmission lines for electromagnetic waves

Abstract: In accordance with the invention, coupled transmission lines are fabricatedin forms that are tolerant of manufacturing variation or can be readilytuned. In accordance with a first embodiment, the transmission line isformed with alternating overlapping edges for enhanced manufacturingtolerance. In a second embodiment, the line is provided one or moreoverlapping adjustment regions to permit tuning. A third embodiment hasboth alternating overlapping edges and one or more tuning regions.

Inventors: Mazzochette; Joseph (Cherry Hill, NJ)


International Classification: H01P 3/08 (20060101); H01P 005/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/32016