Design and Implement of High Performance and Miniaturization of SIR Microstrip Multi-Band Filters

Jhin-Fang HUANG  Mao-Hsiu HSU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E88-C   No.7   pp.1420-1429
Publication Date: 2005/07/01
Online ISSN: 
DOI: 10.1093/ietele/e88-c.7.1420
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Recent Technologies of Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Devices Focusing on Miniaturization and Advancement in Performance with Their Applications)
Category: Resonators & Filters
Keyword: 
multi-band,  stepped-impedance resonator,  microstrip,  miniaturization,  

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Summary: 
This paper presents a novel method of designing microstrip line multi-frequencies band filters by applying the SIR (stepped impedance resonators) technology. Utilizing the S-parameter and the ABCD parameters of a two-port network is for the analysis of short-circuited and open-circuited resonators with various combinations of series and shunt sequences. By controlling the impedance ratio of the resonators, both center frequencies of the two passbands then are determined. Moreover, a global synthesis approach is also discussed on miniaturization. A simplified architecture based on bent SIR offers the 50% area reduction of layout. Technology of matching circuit creates higher performance multi-band filter. We adjust impedance and electrical length of transmission line (TL) to compensate multi-band and bending for matches and highly improve the insertion and reflection loss. Simulation and measurement are performed to validate our method and are pretty matched.