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A Design of Compact Microwave Six-Port Device for Ultra-Wideband Applications
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Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 65, 57-61, 2017
Abstract
A compact fully integrated wideband six-port device composed of a suspended stripline Wilkinson power divider and three bias stripline of 3-dB quadrature directional couplers is presented. In order to integrate the six-port circuit, a multilayer circuit structure has been adopted by the via hole interconnection at the output port of the divider. The 3-dB quadrature directional coupler is composed of two 8.34-dB quadrature directional couplers by series connection. In this way, the six-port circuit structure is simplified and reduced. A multisection impedance match structure has been adopted in the suspended stripline Wilkinson power divider to achieve ultra-wide frequency band. In the experiment, The fully integrated six-port device has obtained good measurement result. It is superior to other present six-port networks in microwave performance with the same dimension.
Citation
Hongyan Li, Jun Zhu, and En Li, "A Design of Compact Microwave Six-Port Device for Ultra-Wideband Applications," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 65, 57-61, 2017.
doi:10.2528/PIERL16111303
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