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Microstrip Lines and Slotlines 3E

Microstrip Lines and Slotlines 3E

Copyright: 2013
Pages: 594
ISBN: 9781608075362

eBook £56.50 Qty:
Since the second edition of this book was published in 1996, planar transmission line technology has progressed considerably due to developments in ultrawideband (UWB) communications, imaging, and RFID applications. In addition, the simultaneous demands for compactness of wireless electronic devices while meeting improved performance requirements, necessitates increased use of computer-aided design, simulation, and analysis by microwave engineers. This book is written to help engineers successfully meet these challenges. Details include the development of governing equations, basis functions, Green's function and typical results. More than 1200 equations supplement the text. Special attention is given to the use of simulation software in the design of complex devices and understanding the connection between data collected from simulation software and the actual design process. The book is primarily intended for microwave design engineers and R&D specialists who need to employ planar transmission lines in designing distributed circuits and antenna systems for a wide range of wireless applications. Advanced undergraduate and graduate students in electronics and telecommunication engineering will also welcome this addition to your library.
Microstrip Lines I: Quasi-Static Analyses, Dispersion Models, and Measurements -Introduction. Quasi-Static Analyses of a Microstrip. Microstrip Dispersion Models. Microstrip Transitions. Microstrip Measurements. Fabrication.; Microstrip Lines II: Fullwave Analyses, Design Considerations, and Applications - Methods of Fullwave Analysis. Analysis of an Open Microstrip. Analysis of an Enclosed Microstrip. Design Considerations. Other Types of Microstrip Lines. Microstrip Applications. ; Microstrip Discontinuities I: Quasi-Static Analysis and Characterization -Introduction. Discontinuity Capacitance Evaluation. Discontinuity Inductance Evaluation. Characterization of Various Discontinuities. Compensated Microstrip Discontinuities. ; Microstrip Discontinuities II: Fullwave Analysis and Measurements - Planar Waveguide Analysis. Fullwave Analysis of Discontinuities. Discontinuity Measurements. ; Slotlines -Introduction. Slotline Analysis. Design Considerations. Slotline Discontinuities. Variants of Slotline. Slotline Transitions. Slotline Applications.; Defected Ground Structure (DGS) -Introduction. DGS Characteristics. Modeling of DGS. Applications of DGS.; Coplanar Lines: Coplanar Waveguide and Coplanar Strips -Introduction. Analysis. Design Considerations. Losses in Coplanar Lines. Effect of Tolerances. Comparison with Microstrip Line and Slotline. Transitions. Discontinuities in Coplanar Lines. Coplanar Line Circuits. ; Coupled Microstrip Lines -Introduction. General Analysis of Coupled Lines. Characteristics of Coupled Microstrip Lines. Measurements on Coupled Microstrip Lines. Design Considerations for Coupled Microstrip Lines. Slot-Coupled Microstrip Lines. Coupled Multiconductor Microstrip Lines. Discontinuities in Coupled Microstrip Lines.; Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) -Introduction. Analysis Techniques of SIW. Design Considerations. Other SIW Configurations. Transitions Between SIW and Planar Transmission Lines. SIW Components and Antennas. Fabrication Technologies and Materials.;
  • Inder J. Bahl Inder J. Bahl is an IEEE Fellow and a member of the Electromagnetic Academy. He is the editor of the Int. Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. in electrical engineering and has over 40 years of experience working in the microwave field.
  • Maurizio Bozzi Maurizio Bozzi received his Ph.D. in Electronics and Computer Science from the University of Pavia, Italy, where he is an Adjunct Professor.
  • Ramesh Garg Ramesh Garg is a professor in the Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. He earned his Ph.D. in physics at the Indian Institute of Technology.
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