A switch arrangement comprises a plurality of MEMS switches arranged on a substrate about, and close to, a central point, each MEMS switch being disposed on a common imaginary circle centered on the central point. Additionally, and each MEMS switch is preferably spaced equidistantly along the circumference of the imaginary circle and within one quarter wavelength of the central point for frequencies in the passband of the switch arrangement. Connections are provided for connecting a RF port of each one of the MEMS switches with the central point.

Title
Single-pole multi-throw switch having low parasitic reactance, and an antenna incorporating the same
Application Number
10/714528
Publication Number
20040135649
Application Date
November 14, 2003
Publication Date
July 15, 2004
Inventor
Daniel F Sievenpiper
Los Angeles
CA, US
Agent
c o LADAS & PARRY
CA, US
Agent
Richard P Berg Esq
CA, US
IPC
H01P 01/10
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