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Frontiers of Information Technology (2013)
Islamabad, Pakistan Pakistan
Dec. 16, 2013 to Dec. 18, 2013
pp: 42-44
ABSTRACT
In this article, a modified Cheng dual-band power divider is proposed. In modified design, output ports of the divider have been redesigned by incorporating extended lines having electrical length (π/2)(f1/f2) where, f1 and f2 are center frequencies. The impedance of extended lines is calculated from an average value of bi-section impedance transformers used in the Cheng design. Dependent upon the frequencies, the modified design offered 5-20 dB improvement in return loss and thus exhibited enhanced transmission.
INDEX TERMS
Power dividers, Dual band, Frequency conversion, Ports (Computers), Loss measurement, Insertion loss, Frequency measurement,frequency ratio, dual-band, power divider, impedance transformer, extended lines
CITATION
F.A. Mughal, M.M. Ahmed, U. Rafique, "An Efficient Power Divider for Dual-Band Microwave Applications", Frontiers of Information Technology, vol. 00, no. , pp. 42-44, 2013, doi:10.1109/FIT.2013.15
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