Transmission Characteristics of CPW Bends for Various Curvatures

Hiroyuki SAWASA  Hideki NAKANO  Kohji KOSHIJI  Eimei SHU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E77-C   No.6   pp.949-951
Publication Date: 1994/06/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section LETTER (Special Issue on Measurement Techniques for Microwave/Millimeter Wave)
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Keyword: 
coplanar waveguide,  discontinuities,  bend,  transmission characteristics,  microwave,  

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Summary: 
Transmission characteristics of CPW bends having various curvatures and a fixed bend angle were measured. It was found that the transmission level shows dips at some particular frequencies, and that the dips are less pronounced as the radius of curvature becomes larger.