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Rahmanian H, Sedighy S H, Khalaj Amirhosseini M. Using a VIA-Less CRLH Transmission Line to Design Compact Wilkinson Power Dividers and Rat-Race Couplers. IJEEE. 2015; 11 (1) :1-7
URL: http://ijeee.iust.ac.ir/article-1-732-en.html
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A method for design and implementation of a compact via-less Composite Right/Left-Handed Transmission Line (CRLH TL) is presented. By introducing a new circuit model, the CRLH transmission line behavior is studied versus the parameters variations to achieve the desired characteristic impedance and electrical length. Then a compact quarter wavelength CRLH transmission line with 70 Ω characteristic impedance is designed as an example. Finally a very compact four way Wilkinson power divider and a rat-race coupler are designed and fabricated by using this type of CRLH TL which exhibit about 75% and 80% compactness, respectively.
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Type of Study: Research Paper | Subject: Microwave Passive Circuits
Received: 2014/10/17 | Accepted: 2015/03/16 | Published: 2015/03/16