A multisection phase correcting network for broadband quadrature power splitter design

Sai Ho Yeung, Tapan Kumar Sarkar, Magdalena Salazar-Palma, Alejandro Garcia-Lamperez

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Abstract

This letter proposes a design of a multisection phase correcting network to reduce the phase error of broadband differential phase shifters. The phase correcting network is constructed by a pair of parallel multisection coupled lines. With the use of the phase correcting network, the experimental result of the phase deviation is reduced from 6.4° to 2.29deg; for a broadband phase shifter operating from 2.3 to 5.5 GHz (82%). The resultant phase shifter configuration is useful for the construction of quadrature power splitter which has also been designed and fabricated in this letter.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6572924
Pages (from-to)468-470
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters
Volume23
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 5 2013

Keywords

  • Differential phase shifter
  • quadrature power splitter

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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