matched load

matched load

[′macht ′lōd]
(electronics)
A load having the impedance value that results in maximum absorption of energy from the signal source.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
By coupling wind and solar power generation with a control strategy that matched load demand to power generation, renewable energy (alone) was used to charge building heating and cooling thermal storage systems using an isolated microgrid.
In [18], the authors designed a dual-polarized microstrip series-fed linear traveling-wave array consists of four-port aperture-coupled cross-patch elements and a two-port radiating matched load.
Therefore, the last element of each progressive linear array must be designed as a matched load to couple and radiate all the residual power at the end of the SIW array antenna.
The microstrip line is terminated with a matched load at end A and connected to the nonlinear component (mentioned in Section 2) at the other end B (see Fig.
In this method using an extra aperture as a matched load instead of a shorted waveguide has been proposed.
For example, a simple resonant [lambda]/2 dipole, terminated into a matched load impedance, has an effective cross-sectional area of 0.
A switching isolator is similar to a circulator, but one of the two output ports is terminated in a matched load.
Such an antenna, when terminated in a matched load, will absorb exactly the same amount of power that it scatters.
By means of this comparison, one realizes that, as in the single-ended case, three standard loads can be defined: a matched load (TcL = 0), an open-circuit ([[GAMMA].
Improve the VSWR of a poorly matched load or source.
With self-calibration, fewer standards need to be measured during calibration, or a line is used instead of a matched load as a non-reflecting standard, which is particularly useful for calibrating analyzers with non-standard connectors.
If an antenna with a matched load resistor is immersed inside a blackbody radiator, the flux density will be constant from all directions.