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A BROADBAND MICROWAVE GAIN EQUALIZER

By H. Wang, B. Yan, Z. Wang, and R.-M. Xu

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Abstract:
In this paper, we propose a new kind of broadband microwave gain equalizer in microstrip circuit. The equalizer uses open stepped impedance resonators (SIRs) to increase the adjust parameters so that the equation curve can be more flexible. Simplified topology of the gain equalizer is used to make the match net easier. The power distribute on each resistance is analyzed and the error analysis of the resistance values is done. Finally we design and manufacture a gain equalizer, and the measured results show that the equalization curve meets requirements well and proves that this structure is practical and effective.

Citation:
H. Wang, B. Yan, Z. Wang, and R.-M. Xu, "A Broadband Microwave Gain Equalizer," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 33, 63-72, 2012.
doi:10.2528/PIERL12052309

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