The rigorous analysis of strongly coupled step discontinuities in microstrip

CJ Railton, T Rozzi

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A rigorous analysis of boxed microstrip single-step discontinuities and cascades of strongly coupled discontinuities is presented. Use is made of a variational formulation involving the expansion of the transverse E field at the step in terms of suitable basis functions. Strongly coupled steps are analyzed using the concept of localized and accessible modes and making use of a network model. The method is applied to a five-section low-pass filter
Translated title of the contributionThe rigorous analysis of cascaded step discontinuities in microstrip
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1177 - 1185
Number of pages9
JournalIEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Issue number7
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1988

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