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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.
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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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The results are not good enough for the X band because the influence of the capacitive reactance caused by the change of the line width increases with frequency.
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.
Calculating the real part of [Z.sub.X] will return the resistive component of the impedance while calculating the imaginary component will yield the inductive or capacitive reactance value.
where w is the tuned harmonic of the system, [X.sub.C] is the capacitive reactance (see Fig.
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. This dependence can be shown simply by evaluating the reflection coefficient [Gamma](C) created by the capacitor C using