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A NOVEL MINIATURIZATION DOUBLE FOLDED QUARTER MODE SUBSTRATE INTEGRATED WAVEGUIDE FILTER DESIGN IN LTCC

By J. Zhou, Y.-Z. Zhu, and Z. Liu

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Abstract:
A novel double-folded quarter mode substrate integrated waveguide (DFQMSIW) filter is designed in low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC). This filter consists of multi-layer substrate integrated waveguide. More than 93.75% of the area of the filter is effectively decreased compared with original substrate integrated waveguide (SIW) filter for the technologies of Half-Mode and Folded are applied. Meanwhile, the dimensions are further obtained reduction because of the technologies of LTCC and the vertical dimensional cavities configuration. The fabricated insertion loss and return loss are 1.9 dB and 13.5 dB, respectively.

Citation:
J. Zhou, Y.-Z. Zhu, and Z. Liu, "A Novel Miniaturization Double Folded Quarter Mode Substrate Integrated Waveguide Filter Design in LTCC," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 60, 127-132, 2016.
doi:10.2528/PIERL16041401

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