HF filter design and computer simulation

  title={HF filter design and computer simulation},
  author={Randall W. Rhea},
  • R. Rhea
  • Published 30 June 1994
  • Engineering
A book for engineers who design and build filters of all types, including lumped element, coaxial, helical, dielectric resonator, stripline and microstrip types. A thorough review of classic and modern filter design techniques, containing extensive practical design information of passband characteristics, topologies and transformations, component effects and matching. An excellent text for the design and construction of microstrip filters. 

Design of 1.3 GHz Microstrip Highpass Filter Using Optimum Distributed Short Circuited Stubs

This paper presents an optimum distributed microstrip structure highpass filter having a cutoff frequency 1.3 GHz and it has been simulated with the S-parameters and IE3D software.

Design of 1.5 GHz Quasilumped Microstrip Highpass Filter

This paper presents a quasilumped microstrip structure highpass filter having a cutoff frequency 1.5 GHz, consisting of short circuit stub transmission line and inter digital capacitors on a commercial substrate having relative dielectric constant 4.7%.

Accurate Design of Coaxial Cavity Resonator Filters

In order to achieve an accurate and reliable design and to avoid cut and paste to achieve fine tuning of resonance at the desired frequency and matching at the input/output lines a field analysis is implemented to develop accurate design rules.

Direct analysis of wave digital network of microstrip structure with step discontinuities

A microstrip structure, divided into cascade connection of uniform sections, can be efficiently modelled by wave digital network [4]-[7]. Appropriate choice of a section number in digital model of

Design and simulation of compact hairpin band pass filter

— In this paper we presented analysis and simulation of microwave hairpin filters. A hairpin band pass filter is designed to operate at center frequency of 2.7 GHz with a bandwidth of 506 MHz and

RF Filter Design for Radar Receiver Using ADS Software

Results indicate substantial improvement in VSWR and filter response characteristics after inclusion of RF grounding (which include RF isolation and metal casing) and EM optimization.

Design of hairpin band pass filters for K-Band application

This paper presents Chebyshev three and four poles microstrip hairpin filter for radar applications. The filters are operated at K-band frequency segment of 20-20.3 GHz. The filters were designed

Wave Digital Approach – A Theoretical Model of Step Discontinuity

A theoretical model for the modeling of the microstrip structure as well as one type of regular discontinuity (step) is described here. Wave digital network is a model of the microstrip structure

High-frequency microstrip dual-band bandpass filter fabricated using FR-4 glass epoxy material

In this paper, design, fabrication and measurement of a novel microstrip dual-band bandpass filter (BPF) structure with a compact size using FR-4 glass epoxy material is presented. The filter

Chapter 12--RF and AF Filters

  • Art
  • 2007
This chapter contains design information and examples of the most common filters used by radio amateurs. The initial sections describing basic concepts, lumped element filters and some design



Measurement and Computer-Aided Modeling of Microstrip Discontinuities by an Improved Resonator Method

The broad-band characterization of microstrip discontinuities by an improved resonator technique is describecl. This technique involves hitherto unknown expressions accounting for nonsymmetrical gap

Direct-Coupled-Resonator Filters

  • S. Cohn
  • Physics
    Proceedings of the IRE
  • 1957
A new analysis is given of direct-coupled-resonator filters that results in excellent response at much greater bandwidths than has previously been possible. The method relies on the fact that the

Microstrip resonators having reduced radiation loss

The radiation loss of several forms of microstrip resonator is considered with a view to determining a form which retains as far as possible the advantages of compactness and easy fabrication of the

The Design of Evanescent Mode Waveguide Bandpass Filters for a Prescribed Insertion Loss Characteristic

A design theory for evanescent dominant mode waveguide filters is presented. The cutoff guide is represented by its equivalent /spl pi/-section network, the elements of which closely approximate

Characteristic Impedance of the Shielded-Strip Transmission Line

Simple formulas are given for the characteristic impedance of a transmission line consisting of a conducting strip of rectangular cross section centered between parallel conducting plates at ground

MSTRIP (Parameters of Microstrip) (Computer Program Descriptions)

This program calculates the characteristic impedance, phase velocity, and effective dielectric constant of single or coupled microstrip lines. Parameters to be specified by the user are as follows:

On the Design of Filters by Synthesis

Following an introduction to the methods and significance of filter design, this paper deals with definitions and filter synthesis according to prescribed attenuation requirements. It shows how the

New Application of Evanescent Mode Waveguide to Filter Design

  • R. Snyder
  • Physics
    1977 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest
  • 1977
Evanescent waveguide (rectangular or round) sections are used in conjunction with an admittance inverter synthesis technique incorporating frequency variable turns ratios to realize wideband

From Approximations to Exact Relations for Characteristic Impedances

Approximations for the characteristic impedance of a special two conductor stripline and for the general function K/K' are derived by a transformation method recently described in the literature; the

Design of combline and interdigital filters with tapped-line input

Explicit design equations for combline and interdigital filters with tapped-line inputs are presented. The equations are based on an equivalent circuit for a tapped-line input filter, derived from