smith chart logical problem question

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yef smith

Joined Aug 2, 2020
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Hello, in smith chart whole circle is half wavelength (lambda/2) so if we make full circle our occumulated phase is 0 degrees.
but if we go to simple phase of traveling wave exp(j*k*L)=exp(j*(2*pi/lambda*(lambda/2))=exp(pi)=-1 (180 phase)
where did i go wrong?
Thanks.
 
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