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re·ac·tance (X),

(rē-ak'tănts),
The weakening of an alternating electric current by passage through a coil of wire or a condenser.

re·ac·tance

(X) (rē-ak'tăns)
1. The weakening of an alternating electric current by passage through a coil of wire or a condenser.
2. In psychology, emotional response to pressure in which someone acts against rules and regulations that restrict particular behaviors.
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It can be recalled that the tapered microstrip edges introduce inductive reactance, which can be used to effectively tune out the capacitive reactance offered by the feed strip.
Again, the main reason for using an open-circuited stub instead of a short-circuited stub stems from the fact that an open-circuited stub is shorter for realizing the capacitive reactance that is required to cancel the inductive reactance.
The input impedance of a 10-M[OMEGA] 10:1 passive probe is almost entirely capacitive near the quoted bandwidth, and for the example given, the specified 200-MHz bandwidth corresponds to the frequency where the capacitive reactance is 50[OMEGA].
Also, in the case of an ideal hybrid and ideal capacitors, the bandwidth of the phase flatness of the tunable phase shifter is limited by the frequency dependence of the capacitive reactance.