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A HYBRID MULTIMODE CONTOUR INTEGRAL METHOD FOR ANALYSIS OF THE H-PLANE WAVEGUIDE DISCONTINUTIES

By A. Banai and A. Hashemi

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Abstract:
A hybrid method is introduced for analysis of the H-plane waveguide discontinuities. It combines multimode contour integral and mode matching techniques. The process is based on dividing the circuit structure into key building blocks and finding the multimode scattering matrix of each block individually. The multimode scattering matrix of the whole structure can be found by cascading these blocks. Also contour integral method is developed for analysis of multi-media circuits. Therefore, it is possible to analyze H-plane waveguide filters with dielectric resonators using this method. The accuracy and run time of the purposed method is compared with those reported in literatures and/or Ansoft HFSS software.

Citation: (See works that cites this article)
A. Banai and A. Hashemi, "A Hybrid Multimode Contour Integral Method for Analysis of the h -Plane Waveguide Discontinuties," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 81, 167-182, 2008.
doi:10.2528/PIER07122601
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=07122601

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