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DESIGN OF MULTIBAND UWB FILTER BASED ON REFLECTED CHARACTERISTICS IN TIME DOMAIN

By V. Ngoc Minh Trang and Y. Duroc

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Abstract:
An automatic process to design a multiband filter in Non-uniform Transmission Line (NTL) form is presented. The proposed approach supports with Time Domain Reflectometry (TDR) technique instead of the traditional methods such as methods based on Inductor-Capacitor filters. The proposed method is described step-by-step and is illustrated by an example emphasizing key points. A critical analysis of this technique is done for emphasizing its limitations. For illustrating the design process, a multiband Ultra Wideband (UWB) filter rejecting two frequency bands is designed.

Citation:
V. Ngoc Minh Trang and Y. Duroc, "Design of Multiband UWB Filter Based on Reflected Characteristics in Time Domain," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 23, 55-67, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERC11061605

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