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A Dual-Band Comb-Line Filter Using a Half-Wavelength Stripline Nesting a Quarter-Wavelength Coplanar Waveguide Resonator
Shoichi KITAZAWA Masahiro GESHIRO Kenta ISHIMARU Masaharu OHASHI Hideaki FUJIMOTO Kouji WADA
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications
Publication Date: 2007/09/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1345
Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on 2006 International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation)
dual band, band pass filter, resonator,
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This paper presents a novel dual-band comb-line filter using a pair of hybrid resonators. The resonator consists of a half-wavelength stripline resonator short-circuited at both ends and a quarter-wavelength resonator of coplanar waveguide that is nested in the half-wavelength resonator. Numerical calculations by an electromagnetic simulator clarify the characteristics of dual-frequency resonance of the hybrid resonator when the structural parameters are changed. The surface current density on the resonator is also investigated at the resonant frequencies. A typical model of the resonator is fabricated and its resonance frequency characteristics are measured.