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Title: Dual-band microstrip bandpass filter using stepped-impedance resonators with new coupling schemes
Authors: Zhang, Yue Ping
Sun, Mei
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Electrical and electronic engineering
Issue Date: 2006
Source: Zhang, Y. P., & Sun, M. (2006). Dual-band microstrip bandpass filter using stepped-impedance resonators with new coupling schemes. IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 54(10), 3779-3785.
Series/Report no.: IEEE transactions on microwave theory and techniques
Abstract: A microstrip bandpass filter using steppedimpedance resonators is designed in low-temperature co-fired ceramic technology for dual-band applications at 2.4 and 5.2 GHz. New coupling schemes are proposed to replace the normal counterparts. It is found that the new coupling scheme for the interstages can enhance the layout compactness of the bandpass filter; while the new coupling scheme at the input and output can improve the performance of the bandpass filter. To validate the design and analysis, a prototype of the bandpass filter was fabricated and measured. It is shown that the measured and simulated performances are in good agreement. The prototype of the bandpass filter achieved insertion loss of 1.25 and 1.87 dB, S11 of 29 and 40 dB, and bandwidth of 21% and 12.7% at 2.4 and 5.2 GHz, respectively. The bandpass filter is further studied for a single-package solution of dual-band radio transceivers. The bandpass filter is, therefore, integrated into a ceramic ball grid array package. The integration is analyzed with an emphasis on the connection of the bandpass filter to the antenna and to the transceiver die.
ISSN: 0018-9480
DOI: 10.1109/TMTT.2006.882895
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