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International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology
Volume 2013, Article ID 892590, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/892590
Research Article

A Parallel-Strip Balun for Wideband Frequency Doubler

Department of Electronic Engineering, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Received 18 September 2013; Revised 2 November 2013; Accepted 9 November 2013

Academic Editor: Yong Xin Guo

Copyright © 2013 Leung Chiu and Quan Xue. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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