Annealing Algorithm Applied in Optimum Design of 2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz Dual-Wideband Microstrip Line Filters

Mao-Hsiu HSU  Jhin-Fang HUANG  

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IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E88-C   No.1   pp.47-56
Publication Date: 2005/01/01
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DOI: 10.1093/ietele/e88-c.1.47
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Recent Trends of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Passive Circuit Components and Technologies for Improvement of Characteristics)
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Keyword: 
dual-wideband microstrip line filter,  annealing algorithm,  optimum design,  

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Summary: 
This paper presents a computer-aided design procedure of simulated annealing algorithm to optimize dual-wideband microstrip line filters with symmetrical at least 500 MHz bandwidths respectively. This method demonstrates the superiority of designing microstrip line dual-band filters. The value of characteristic impedances and electrical lengths of transmission lines synthesizing 2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz dualband filters with a single input and a single output are adjusted to the annealing process by the optimization algorithm. The fabricated dual-wideband spectral transmittance and reflectance curves of these filters applying this method all effectively achieved desired high performances and resulted in a lower cost dual-band filters and open the way to commercial mass production. The method is applicable not only in 2.4 GHz and 5.2 GHz, but can be applied to any other multi-frequency bands.