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Narrow-Band 2 GHz Superconducting Filter
Genichi TSUZUKI Masanobu SUZUKI Nobuyoshi SAKAKIBARA Yoshiki UENO
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics
Publication Date: 1999/07/25
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Issue on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology)
Category: Passive Devices and Circuits
high temperature superconducting filter, narrow bandwidth, ring resonator, coupling coefficient,
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We propose a novel planar filter design for narrow-band applications. The filter consists of half-wavelength ring resonators with open gaps. This design has three advantages over conventional planar designs: a smaller size despite narrow bandwidth, a sharper skirt response at the passband edge without notch, an excellent out-band attenuation. We demonstrated these advantages by fabricating an 8-poles filter centered at 1.95 GHz with a 5 MHz bandwidth using YBCO films on a 2 inch diameter MgO substrate.