Table of Contents
International Journal of Microwave Science and Technology
Volume 2014, Article ID 486051, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/486051
Research Article

Ultrawide Bandwidth -Hybrid-Coupler in Planar Technology

Institut für Hochfrequenztechnik und Elektronik, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Kaiserstraße 12, 76131 Karlsruhe, Germany

Received 3 February 2014; Revised 15 April 2014; Accepted 15 May 2014; Published 2 June 2014

Academic Editor: Yo Shen Lin

Copyright © 2014 Steffen Scherr et al. 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.

Linked References

  1. M. E. Bialkowski and A. M. Abbosh, “Design of a compact UWB out-of-phase power divider,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 17, no. 4, pp. 289–291, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. S. Toyoda, “Broad-band push-pull power amplifier,” in Proceedings of the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest, vol. 1, pp. 507–510, May 1990. View at Scopus
  3. R. Blight, “Microstrip hybrid couplers and thier integration into balanced mixers at X and K-bands,” in Proceedings of the G-MTT International Microwave Symposium Digest, pp. 136–138, Boston, Mass, USA, May 1967. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. E. Gschwendtner and W. Wiesbeck, “Ultra-broadband car antennas for communications and navigation applications,” IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, vol. 51, no. 8, pp. 2020–2027, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. M. Skolnik, Introduction to Radar Systems, McGraw-Hill, New York, NY, USA, 1962.
  6. G. Adamiuk, W. Wiesbeck, and T. Zwick, “Multi-mode antenna feed for ultra wideband technology,” in Proceedings of the IEEE Radio and Wireless Symposium (RWS '09), pp. 578–581, San Diego, Calif, USA, January 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. G. Adamiuk, C. Heine, W. Wiesbeck, and T. Zwick, “Antenna array system for UWB-monopulse-radar,” in Proceedings of the International Workshop on Antenna Technology (iWAT '10), pp. 1–4, Lisbon, Portugal, March 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), “Revision of part 15 of the commissions rules regarding ultrawideband transmission systems,” First Report and Order, ET Docket 98-153, FCC 02-48, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  9. J.-P. Kim and W. S. Park, “Novel configurations of planar multilayer magic-T using microstrip-slotline transitions,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 50, no. 7, pp. 1683–1688, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. K. U-yen, E. J. Wollack, J. Papapolymerou, and J. Laskar, “A broadband planar magic-T using microstrip-slotline transitions,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 56, no. 1, pp. 172–177, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. L. Fan, C.-H. Ho, S. Kanamaluru, and K. Chang, “Wide-band reduced-size uniplanar magic-T, hybrid-ring, and de Ronde's CPW-slot couplers,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 43, no. 12, pp. 2749–2758, 1995. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. B. R. Heimer, L. Fan, and K. Chang, “Uniplanar hybrid couplers using asymmetrical coplanar striplines,” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 45, no. 12, pp. 2234–2240, 1997. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. M. E. Bialkowski and Y. Wang, “Wideband microstrip 180° hybrid utilizing ground slots,” IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 20, no. 9, pp. 495–497, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. M. M. Zinieris, R. Sloan, and L. E. Davis, “A broadband microstrip-to-slot-line transition,” Microwave and Optical Technology Letters, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 339–342, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. K. Gupta, Microstrip Lines and Slotlines, Artech House, Norwood, Mass, USA, 2nd edition, 1996.
  16. CST Microwave Studio, http://www.cst.com.
  17. W. Sörgel and W. Wiesbeck, “Influence of the antennas on the ultra-wideband transmission,” EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing, vol. 2005, no. 3, Article ID 843268, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus