Design of multi-standard single/tri/quint-wideband asymmetric stepped-impedance resonator filters with adjustable TZs
Tu, Yuxiang X.
Ojaroudi Parchin, Naser
Asharaa, Abdalfettah S.
Abd-Alhameed, Raed A.
Noras, James M.
KeywordPoles and zeros
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AbstractThis study presents an original asymmetric stepped-impedance resonator filter combined with meander coupled-line structures and enabling the realisation of finite transmission zeros (TZs) and the implementation of multi-band bandpass filters. The meander coupled sections (MCSs) tune the TZs and resonant frequencies: with higher-order spurious frequencies cancelled by the TZs, a single wideband with wide stopband from 1.18 to 1.84 GHz is possible. Furthermore, by positioning the finite TZs between the high-order spurious frequencies and adjusting the coupling strength between resonators, a quint-wideband filter can be realised, with centre frequencies of 1.19, 4.29, 5.43, 6.97, 9.9 GHz and fractional bandwidths of 31.9, 15.4, 15.8, 4.3, 39.2%, respectively. More importantly, two filters with single/quad-wideband performance can be realised by tuning the parameters of the MCS, and therefore they can be designed separately by using only one original structure. The triple-wideband filter is realised with the help of the asymmetric parallel uncoupled microstrip section. These filter structures enjoy the advantage of single/multi-band versatility, structure reusability and simplicity. The good in-band and out-of-band performance, low loss and simple structure of the proposed single/tri/quint-wideband filters make them very promising for applications in future multi-standard wireless communication.
CitationAl-Yasir Y, Tu YX, Bakr MS et al (2019) Design of multi-standard single/tri/quint-wideband asymmetric stepped-impedance resonator filters with adjustable TZs. IET Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation. Accepted for Publication.
Link to publisher’s versionhttps://doi.org/10.1049/iet-map.2018.5863
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