Conference Paper

Broad band analysis of arbitrarily shaped microwave filters using a novel singular value decomposition technique

  • F. D. Quesada /
  • A. Vidal /
  • F. J. Pérez /
  • A. Berenguer /
  • A. A. San Blas /
  • F. Mira /
  • V. E. Boria /
  • B. Gimeno /
  • A. Alvarez
Conference Proceeding cp
EuCAP 2010 - The 4th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation
  • Fecha: 12 August 2010
  • ISBN: 9788476534724
  • Source Type: Conference Proceeding
  • Document Type: Conference Paper
A new full-wave electromagnetic analysis method based on the Boundary Integral Resonant Mode Expansion (BI-RME) is presented in this paper. The technique allows the computation of the broad band circuital response of arbitrarily shaped cavity filters. The coaxial excitation of this kind of filters is rigorously modeled by taking into account the high order modes on the coaxial aperture. A singular decomposition algebraic procedure has been implemented in order to obtain the solenoidal and non-solenoidal counterparts contributions of the electric current density inside the cavity needed by the BI-RME formulation. This method is simple and avoids some issues associated to star and loop based functions which are typically used for the same purpose.

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