A general implementation of the Spectral Domain Method, formulated for planar microstrip circuits of arbitrary metallisation pattern is presented. The inclusion of a priori knowledge of the edge and corner singularities in the set of basis functions results in a large decrease In the order of the problem to be solved. Libraries of basis functions allow the rapid rigorous analysis of realistically complex circuits. Calculated S-parameters are given for three microstrip lowpass filters and compared to results from both measured data and other techniques
|Translated title of the contribution||Efficient implementation of the spectral domain method including precalculated corner basis function|
|Pages (from-to)||1678 - 1684|
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques|
|Issue number||9, part 1-2|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1994|
Bibliographical noteRose publication type: Journal article
Sponsorship: The authors wish to thank Prof. J. P. McGeehan for provision of facilities at the Centre for Communications Research, SERC UK and Elettronica (U.K.) Ltd. for financial support and are grateful to Elettronica (U.K.) Ltd. for supplying the measured response of the multi-element filters.
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