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A Novel Design of a Low Cost Wideband Wilkinson Power Divider

Authors: A. Errkik, A. Tajmouati, L. El Abdellaoui, J. Zbitou, A. Sardi, M. Latrach.

Abstract:

This paper presents analysis and design of a wideband Wilkinson power divider for wireless applications. The design is accomplished by transforming the lengths and impedances of the quarter wavelength sections of the conventional Wilkinson power divider into U-shaped sections. The designed power divider is simulated by using ADS Agilent technologies and CST microwave studio software. It is shown that the proposed power divider has simple topology and good performances in terms of insertion loss, port matching and isolation at all operating frequencies (1.8 GHz, 2.45 GHz and 3.55 GHz).

Keywords: microstrip, ADS agilent technologies, CST microwave studio, wideband, wilkinson power divider

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1099014

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