open-circuited line

open-circuited line

[′ō·pən ¦sər·kəd·əd ′līn]
(electromagnetism)
A microwave discontinuity which reflects an infinite impedance.
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For a quarter wavelength hairpin at resonance, an approximation of radiation can be achieved by regarding the open-circuited line ends only.
To achieve a directional coupler with good restraint outside the passband, two wide coupled open-circuited lines are employed instead of two microstrip line branches.