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NOVEL LOW-COST END-WALL MICROSTRIP-TO-WAVEGUIDE SPLITTER TRANSITION

By H. Aliakbarian, A. Enayati, G. A. E. Vandenbosch, and W. De Raedt

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Abstract:
A novel configuration for an end-wall microstrip-to-waveguide splitter transition is presented suitable for use in series fed microstrip arrays. The low price, simplicity, manufacturability, low sensitivity, and also wideband operation, up to more than 37%, is the result of positive interaction between double slots and double stubs. The transition is applied to a dual band 1 × 2 array. A wideband non-tilted pattern is achieved.

Citation:
H. Aliakbarian, A. Enayati, G. A. E. Vandenbosch, and W. De Raedt, " novel low - cost end - wall microstrip - to - waveguide splitter transition ," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 101, 75-96, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIER09081805
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=09081805

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