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Novel Low-Cost End-Wall Microstrip-to-Waveguide Splitter Transition

By Hadi Aliakbarian, Amin Enayati, Guy Vandenbosch, and Walter De Raedt
Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 101, 75-96, 2010


A novel configuration for an end-wall microstrip-to-waveguide splitter transition is presented suitable for use in series fed microstrip arrays. The low price, simplicity, manufacturability, low sensitivity, and also wideband operation, up to more than 37%, is the result of positive interaction between double slots and double stubs. The transition is applied to a dual band 1 × 2 array. A wideband non-tilted pattern is achieved.


Hadi Aliakbarian, Amin Enayati, Guy Vandenbosch, and Walter De Raedt, "Novel Low-Cost End-Wall Microstrip-to-Waveguide Splitter Transition," Progress In Electromagnetics Research, Vol. 101, 75-96, 2010.


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