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THE DESIGN OF A NOVEL COMPACT ULTRA-WIDEBAND (UWB) POWER DIVIDER

By L. Xiao, H. Peng, and T. Yang

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Abstract:
The design of a compact coplanar power divider with novel structure is presented by making a full use of the theories of microstrip-to-slotline transition. To obtain two in-phase signals over a wide frequency range, the two output branches are placed in the same layer. Moreover, a half-wavelength slotline is employed to expand the working frequency range. The presented compact power divider shows a low insertion and good return loss performance at input port. The simulated and measured results have shown a good agreement over the frequency range 2.2 GHz-11 GHz.

Citation:
L. Xiao, H. Peng, and T. Yang, "The Design of a Novel Compact Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Power Divider," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 44, 43-46, 2014.
doi:10.2528/PIERL13111205

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