Two octaves bandwidth passive balun for the Eleven feed for reflector antennas
Paper in proceeding, 2010

A new two octaves bandwidth balun is presented in the paper, which has a bandwidth of 3-13 GHz with a very compact size, -10 dB input reflection coefficient, low ohmic loss and large common mode suppression. A new descrambler circuit for the 2-13 GHz Eleven feed has been designed by using the new baluns, reducing from 4 twin-wire ports to 2 single-ended ports, one per polarization. The reflection coefficient of the whole Eleven antenna with the new descrambling circuit is below -8 dB over the frequency range of 3-13 GHz. Further improvement of the bandwidth of the new balun will be emphasized in the future work.


A Zamanifekri

Chalmers, Signals and Systems

Jian Yang

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication, Antennas and Optical Networks

2010 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, Toronto, July 11-17, 2010

1522-3965 (ISSN)

978-1-4244-4968-2 (ISBN)

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology

Subject Categories

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering





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