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SYSTEMATIC DETAILED DESIGN OF UNEQUAL-SPLIT 3-WAY BAGLEY POWER DIVIDERS USING UNIFORM TRANSMISSION LINES

By O. Jibreel, N. I. Dib, and K. Al Shamaileh

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Abstract:
In this paper, we systematically derive design equations for 3-way Bagley power dividers with arbitrary split ratios using interconnecting transmission lines with the same characteristic impedance. The exact value of the characteristic impedance for a specific dividing ratio is determined using these equations to achieve perfect input port matching. To validate the design procedure, two microstrip dividers with different split ratios, 1:3:1 and 1:10:1, are designed, simulated, fabricated, and measured. The desired split ratios are achieved at the design frequency, 1 GHz. Good agreement between simulated and measured results is obtained.

Citation:
O. Jibreel, N. I. Dib, and K. Al Shamaileh, "Systematic Detailed Design of Unequal-Split 3-Way Bagley Power Dividers Using Uniform Transmission Lines," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 79, 137-145, 2019.
doi:10.2528/PIERM18123101

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