Planar ultra-wideband balun using coupled microstrip lines

Abbosh, A. (2013) Planar ultra-wideband balun using coupled microstrip lines. Electronics Letters, 49 10: 662-663. doi:10.1049/el.2013.0922


Author Abbosh, A.
Title Planar ultra-wideband balun using coupled microstrip lines
Journal name Electronics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0013-5194
1350-911X
Publication date 2013-05
Year available 2013
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1049/el.2013.0922
Open Access Status
Volume 49
Issue 10
Start page 662
End page 663
Total pages 2
Place of publication Stevenage, Herts, United Kingdom
Publisher Institution of Engineering and Technology
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract A planar balun based on using parallel-coupled microstrip lines is presented. It is designed to transfer the unbalanced microstrip line to a balanced coplanar stripline as needed in many applications such as centre-fed dipole antennas. The balun includes a T-junction of stepped-impedance and tapered microstrip lines and two pairs of stepped-impedance parallel-coupled lines. The designed balun covers the band from 3 to 11 GHz with less than 0.4 dB insertion loss.
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: Non HERDC
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