Design of a Microwave Duplexer without Ferrite and without Magnet
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In this paper we present the design, realization and characterization of a microwave duplexer, compact, easy to realize and integrate into systems such as ground penetrating radars. It is made without the use of ferrite or magnet. This device is designed in the S band and made in micro-ribbon technology. It consists of a power divider and two RF amplifiers, low gain, using a BFR91 bipolar transistor. The latter is frequently available and inexpensive. Measurements made on a vector network analyzer have shown a low insertion loss with insulation considered satisfactory – for low power applications - between the transmitter (Tx) and the receiver (Rx) circuits.
KeywordsDuplexer, micro-strip structure, microwave, bipolar transistor, RF amplifier, polarization tee, Wilkinson power divider.
Document typePeer reviewed
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SourceRadioengineering. 2018 vol. 27, č. 2, s. 494-500. ISSN 1210-2512
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