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By I. Sassi, L. Talbi, and K. Hettak

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A novel multi-band band-reject filter based on multi-ring complementary split-ring resonators (multi-ring CSRRs) is presented. The proposed filter is realized by etching the multi-ring CSRRs in the ground plane beneath a microstrip line. The multi-ring CSRR offers the possibility of designing multi-band filters with a small size and simple structure. To validate the proposed prototype of the multi-band filter, a dual-band and tri-band filters were fabricated and tested. The proposed filters show a good multi-band property to satisfy the requirement of WLAN in the 2.4/5.8 GHz bands and WiMAX in the 2.5/3.4 GHz bands. A good agreement between experimental and simulated results is obtained.

I. Sassi, L. Talbi, and K. Hettak, "Compact Multi-Band Filter Based on Multi-Ring Complementary Split Ring Resonators," Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 57, 127-135, 2015.

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