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MULTIPLE ORDER DUAL-BAND ACTIVE RING FILTERS WITH COMPOSITE RIGHT/LEFT-HANDED CELLS

By O. Garcia-Perez, L. E. Garcia-Munoz, D. Segovia-Vargas, and V. Gonzalez-Posadas

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Abstract:
In this paper, a novel dual-band active filter topology is presented. The non-linear phase response of a composite right/left-handed cell is used to achieve the desired dual-band performance. Additionally, the proposed structure based on coupled ring resonators yields a very compact solution in which high-order implementations can be easily obtained by cascading multiple rings. The theoretical principles of this type of filters are analyzed in detail. Finally, three prototypes based on first-, second- and third-order structures validate the feasibility of this type of filters. Good agreement between simulations and measurements has been achieved.

Citation:
O. Garcia-Perez, L. E. Garcia-Munoz, D. Segovia-Vargas, and V. Gonzalez-Posadas, "Multiple Order Dual-Band Active Ring Filters with Composite Right/Left-Handed Cells," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 104, 201-219, 2010.
doi:10.2528/PIER10022311
http://www.jpier.org/PIER/pier.php?paper=10022311

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