Analytical synthesis of microwave multiport networks

Alejandro García-Lampérez, Magdalena Salazar-Palma, Tapan K. Sarkar

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Abstract

An analytical, exact method for the synthesis of multiport microwave networks formed by coupled resonators is proposed. The method is based on the definition of a novel class of coupling matrix with non-resonant nodes and an arbitrary number of input/output ports. The use of this coupling matrix allows a synthesis procedure analogous to the one used for filters. Some applications of the presented technique are the design of power dividers, multiplexers and diplexers. A synthesis example of a diplexer formed by two box-section filters with one transmission zero at a specified frequency for each one is included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)455-458
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest
Volume2
StatePublished - 2004
Event2004 IEEE MITT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest - Fort Worth, TX, United States
Duration: Jun 6 2004Jun 11 2004

Keywords

  • Box-section
  • Coupling matrix
  • Diplexer
  • Microwave network synthesis
  • Multiport
  • Resonators

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiation
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    García-Lampérez, A., Salazar-Palma, M., & Sarkar, T. K. (2004). Analytical synthesis of microwave multiport networks. IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, 2, 455-458.