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The rigorous analysis of strongly coupled step discontinuities in microstrip

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  • CJ Railton
  • T Tozzi
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication17th European Microwave Conference, 1987
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages323 - 328
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)0946821011
StatePublished - Sep 1987
Event17th European Microwave Conference - Rome, Italy


Conference17th European Microwave Conference
Period1/09/87 → …


A rigorous formulation for the analysis of strongly coupled step discontinuities in boxed microstrip is presented. Use is made of a variational method in which the transverse E field at the discontinuity is expanded in a suitable set of basis functions. Strongly coupled steps are analysed using the concept of "localised" and "accessible" modes and making use of a multi-port network model. Results are presented for the double step discontinuity.

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17th European Microwave Conference

Duration1 Sep 1987 → …

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