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2011-06-16

Coplanar Ring Divider with Wideband High Isolation Performance

By Chong Li, Lai Bun Lok, Ata Khalid, and David R. S. Cumming
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 25, 1-10, 2011
doi:10.2528/PIERL11041408

Abstract

In this letter, the design and measurement of a new ring power divider exhibiting wideband high isolation is presented. Coplanar techniques are used to achieve a compact and truly uniplanar design. The design is demonstrated by a prototype, operating at K-band, that has been monolithically fabricated using a GaAs MMIC process with airbridge technology. The measured insertion loss is 0.6 dB at the center design frequency of 25 GHz. The output port isolation is better than 20 dB across a wide bandwidth from 10 MHz to 50 GHz. The output amplitude and phase balance is within ±0.5 dB and ±2°, respectively, in the bandwidth from 10 MHz to 43 GHz.

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Chong Li, Lai Bun Lok, Ata Khalid, and David R. S. Cumming, "Coplanar Ring Divider with Wideband High Isolation Performance," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 25, 1-10, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERL11041408
http://jpier.org/PIERL/pier.php?paper=11041408

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