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Having long line elements

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333 - Wave transmission lines and networks

333024000 - COUPLING NETWORKS

333025000 - Balanced to unbalanced circuits

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333026000 Having long line elements 89
20120169430INPUT APPARATUS ON CHIP FOR DIFFERENTIAL SIGNALS AND BALUN THEREOF - An on-chip balun is disclosed. The balun includes a first transmission line, a second transmission line and a coupling transmission line. A terminal of the first transmission line receives a first signal. A terminal of the second transmission line receives a second signal and the other terminal of the second transmission line is coupled to a reference voltage. A terminal of the coupling transmission line receives the reference voltage, and the other terminal is directly connected to the other terminal of the first transmission line. The coupling transmission line and the second transmission line are disposed in parallel for coupling the second signal to generate a coupling signal on the coupling transmission line. The first and second signals are differential signals and the phases of the second signal and the coupling signal are opposite.07-05-2012
20100045401Thin film balun - The present invention provides a thin film balun according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: an unbalanced transmission line which includes two coils; a balanced transmission line which includes two coils and is electromagnetically coupled to the unbalanced transmission line; a first electrode which is connected to the balanced transmission line and constitutes a capacitor 02-25-2010
20100045400Marchand Balun With Air Bridge - A microwave or millimeter-wave balun is provided. The balun uses three edge-coupled lines along with a plurality of air bridges instead of two edge-coupled lines used in a conventional planar Marchand balun. The first edge-coupled line and the second edge-coupled line are substantially parallel, and the third edge-coupled line is disposed also substantially in parallel between the first edge-coupled line and the second edge-coupled line. The plurality of air bridges are transmission lines between the first edge-coupled line and the second edge-coupled line. The air bridges have total width longer than one half of the total length of the first edge-coupled line or the second edge-coupled line. By combining three edge-coupled-lines and a plurality of air bridges, the Marchand balun has a higher coupling coefficient and increases the operation bandwidth. The microwave monolithic integrated circuit (MMIC) mixer based on the balun can provide compact size compared to conventional ones.02-25-2010
20130038401RADAR SYSTEM INCLUDING BALUN - A balun includes a first port connected with a port connection part, a second port connected with the port connection part at a point separated by λ02-14-2013
20100109793Thin film balun - To provide a thin film balun that can improve balance characteristics while maintaining miniaturization. In a thin film balun to which an embodiment relates, an auxiliary coil portion is disposed at a predetermined position so as to face any one of an unbalanced transmission line and a balanced transmission line.05-06-2010
20100109792Thin film balun - The present invention provides a thin film balun includes: an unbalanced transmission line 05-06-2010
20090045886Wide-bandwidth balanced transformer - The present invention comprises novel means and apparatus which provide both impedance matching of arbitrary impedances and transformation between single-ended, floating, and balanced circuits over very wide operating bandwidths with very low excess loss and very low phase and magnitude ripple in the pass band. The present invention can provide high-performance matching, for example from a 50-ohm single-ended system to a 100-ohm balanced system over a bandwidth of 10 kHz to 10 GHz with an excess loss of less than nominally 1 dB and a bandpass magnitude ripple of less than ±0.5 dB. The present invention also provides precision low-loss power division over very wide-bandwidth. The novel means, according to the present invention, can utilize commonly available materials and can be optimized for specific applications to tailor performance to specific needs and to simplify assembly and reduce cost.02-19-2009
20130069736BALUNS WITH IMAGINARY COMMOND-MODE IMPEDANCE - Baluns with imaginary common-mode impedance are disclosed. A disclosed balun comprises an unbalanced port with an unbalanced terminal and a ground terminal, a balanced port with two balanced terminals opposite to each other in phase, and a transmission cell. The transmission cell has a differential transmission line, a virtually-ground patch, a ground conductor, and a conductive structure. The differential transmission line has a pair of conductive traces spaced apart from each other, and is electrically connected between the unbalanced port and the balanced port to transmit a differential signal. The virtually-ground patch is spaced apart from the differential transmission line. The conductive structure electrically connects the virtually-ground patch to the ground conductor.03-21-2013
20130057358Waveguide to Co-Planar-Waveguide (CPW) ransition - Certain embodiments relate to a waveguide/coplanar waveguide (CPW) transition assembly adapted to transition RF signals from a waveguide to a coplanar waveguide (CPW), the waveguide/CPW transition assembly having at least some peripheral walls and including a central waveguide transition septum having the CPW disposed therein. The waveguide/coplanar waveguide (CPW) transition assembly includes an electronic component coupled to the CPW, and control circuitry operationally coupled with the electronic component. Portions of the control circuitry at least partially extend from outside of the at least some peripheral walls to within the at least some peripheral walls.03-07-2013
20090091402Compact stripline low frequency band reject filter - A low frequency reject filter element is formed on a printed circuit board that utilizes the fact that power transmission in a waveguide is cut-off below a certain frequency. A quasi waveguide cavity is formed in printed circuit board using the top and bottom ground plane of the stripline circuit and using conductive via holes to form the side walls of the cavity. Waveguide cavity mode is launched from the input and output striplines by shorting them to ground. Transformers and matching via hole elements may be used to improve matching. The resulting filter is compact and is highly effective in suppressing low frequency transmissions.04-09-2009
201100126911:9 BROADBAND TRANSMISSION LINE TRANSFORMER - A single-core transmission line transformer includes first, second and third transmission lines, and first and second ports. The first and second transmission lines are wound around a common core. The first port interconnects respective first ends of the first and second transmission lines in parallel. The second port communicates with respective second ends of the first and second transmission lines. The third transmission line communicates with the first and second transmission lines without being wound around any solid core. The impedance transformation ratio of the transformer is 1:9 in a direction from the first port to the second port.01-20-2011
20120235764STRUCTURE OF TRANSMISSION LINE FOR DATA COMMUNICATION AND METHOD FOR DESIGNING THE SAME - Disclosed is a structure for impedance matching by applying a CPW structure to an impedance discontinuous portion on a data signal line or using a micro-strip open stub so as to be used for high-speed transmission by a flexible PCB. According to the present invention, it is possible to fabricate a flexible PCB capable of performing low-priced and high-speed transmission.09-20-2012
20130162366WIDEBAND, DIFFERENTIAL SIGNAL BALUN FOR REJECTING COMMON MODE ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS - Provided are assemblies and processes for efficiently coupling wideband differential signals between balanced and unbalanced circuits. The assemblies include a broadband balun having an unbalanced transmission line portion, a balanced transmission line portion, and a transition region disposed between the unbalanced and balanced transmission line portions. The unbalanced transmission line portion includes at least one ground and a pair of conductive signal traces, each isolated from ground. The balanced portion does not include an analog ground. The transition region effectively terminates the analog ground, while also smoothly transitioning or otherwise shaping transverse electric field distributions between the balanced and unbalanced portions. Beneficially, the balun is free from resonant features that would otherwise limit operating bandwidth, allowing it to operate over a wide bandwidth of 10:1 or greater. Assemblies can include RF chokes with back-to-back baluns, and other elements, such as balanced filters, and also can be implemented as integrated circuits.06-27-2013
20090140823BROADBAND MICROSTRIP BALUN AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME - A broadband microstrip balun and a method of manufacturing the same are provided. In the balun, transmission lines formed at different layers partially overlap in parallel with each other, and a common ground having a predetermined opening is inserted between the transmission lines. Thus, an unbalanced signal may be converted into a balanced signal in a broad frequency band using resonance of a common ground plate with the opening and a Bethe hall effect. Also, impedance matching is readily enabled, thereby reducing a parasitic element.06-04-2009
20090309672ULTRA-WIDEBAND/DUALBAND BROADSIDE-COUPLED COPLANAR STRIPLINE BALUN - A balun comprises at least two asymmetric coplanar striplines, a first of the striplines coupled to a signal input, and a second of the striplines coupled to a signal output, the at least two asymmetric coplanar striplines configured in a Marchand architecture to receive an unbalanced signal and to output a balanced signal.12-17-2009
20110316643THIN FILM BALUN - A thin film balun of the present invention comprises: an unbalanced transmission line UL including a first line portion L12-29-2011
20080266020Balanced Splitter - A balanced splitter has six ¼ strip lines. The first and third strip lines are electromagnetically coupled to each other to form a coupler. The second and fourth strip lines are electromagnetically coupled to each other to form a coupler. The first and fifth strip lines are electromagnetically coupled to each other to form a coupler. The second and sixth strip lines are electromagnetically coupled to each other to form a coupler. The first and second strip lines are connected in series to form an unbalanced line, the third and fourth strip lines form a first balanced line, and the fifth and sixth strip lines form a second balanced line. First and second resistors are electrically connected between a first balanced terminal and a second balanced terminal, and between another first balanced terminal and another second balanced terminal, respectively.10-30-2008
20120032750ANGLED JUNCTION BETWEEN A MICROSTRIP LINE AND A RECTANGULAR WAVEGUIDE - The present invention relates, in the field of high frequency technology, to a transition element for transferring an electromagnetic wave in a strip transmission line into a waveguide. A waveguide with a first opening is thereby applied on a substrate, on which in addition strip transmission line and strip transmission line stub are situated, and contacted and/or coupled to a strip transmission line or to a strip transmission line and a strip transmission line stub. In the first opening, an electrical field then forms a wave in the strip transmission line.02-09-2012
20100090776Balance-Unbalance Conversion Element - A balance-unbalance conversion element that easily adjusts the phase balance between two balance signals. The balance-unbalance conversion element includes a dielectric substrate and an electrode pattern on a surface of the dielectric substrate. The electrode pattern includes a first ¼-wavelength resonance line coupled to a first balance terminal; a second ¼-wavelength resonance line coupled to a second balance terminal; a ½-wavelength resonance line having a first open end coupled to an unbalance terminal and the first ¼-wavelength resonator and a second open end coupled to the second ¼-wavelength resonator; and a balance characteristic adjustment electrode having a tip end opposed to a side of the ½-wavelength resonance line and a base end electrically coupled to a ground electrode. A center line of the electrode pattern on the surface of the dielectric substrate and the center of the tip end of the balance characteristic adjustment electrode are separated from each other.04-15-2010
20090295494WAVEGUIDE CONNECTOR - A compact end launch transition for providing a connection between a housing having an electrical terminator and a waveguide component and associated method are described. The transition includes a having a rear side presenting a substantially flat surface to abut the housing and has a front side having an aperture. An antenna located within the body is configured to interact with the aperture to form an end launch transition. An electrical connector is in electrical communication with the antenna and exposed from the rear side of the body to connect directly to the electrical terminator. This avoids the need to use cable to connect the housing and waveguide component and provides a particularly compact device.12-03-2009
20090295496BALUN - A balun having a first balanced terminal, a second balanced terminal and an unbalanced terminal, includes a filter unit and a first transmission line. The filter unit is connected to the first balanced terminal, the second balanced terminal and the unbalanced terminal, and includes a low-pass filter and a high-pass filter. The first transmission line is connected between the filter unit and the first balanced terminal.12-03-2009
20090102575DIRECT COAXIAL INTERFACE FOR CIRCUITS - In general, in accordance with an exemplary aspect of the present invention, a low-loss interface for connecting an integrated circuit such as a monolithic microwave integrated circuit to an energy transmission device such as a waveguide is disclosed. In one exemplary embodiment, the interface comprises a coaxial structure such as a coaxial cable that directly connects the monolithic microwave integrated circuit to the waveguide to transmit energy such as microwave energy with minimal loss.04-23-2009
20090189709Signal splitter with improved transmisson line transformer - A splitter circuit for use in a CATV network. A signal input communicates with a first balun to supply two signal outputs, wherein the first balun is impedance matched to the impedance of the input using two or more additional baluns in parallel with each other. The additional baluns are transmission line baluns in parallel or series with resistive and/or capacitive and/or inductive components.07-30-2009
20120293273High Frequency Coaxial Balun and Transformer - An RF circuit includes a balun circuit comprised of a coaxial cable having a desired characteristic impedance and having a first port coupled to a first port of said RF circuit and a second port and a transformer circuit having a first port coupled to the second port of the balun. The transformer circuit is comprised of a pair of coaxial cables, each having a desired characteristic impedance and each having a ferrite coupled thereto. The interconnects between center conductors and outer conductors in the transformer are made symmetrical such that a resonance with a frequency determined by the inductance and capacitance of the coaxial cables does not occur, preventing any nulls in an insertion loss characteristic of the RF circuit. The ferrite is selected to act as a circuit element having an impedance characteristic which is higher than the impedance characteristic of the coaxial cable.11-22-2012
20110267152WIDEBAND TRANSMISSION LINE - WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION APPARATUS - Disclosed herein is a wideband transmission line—waveguide transition apparatus. The wideband transmission line—waveguide transition apparatus includes: a waveguide constituted by a single dielectric substrate; a transmission line applying a signal to the waveguide; and a cavity matching unit in which a cavity of which an inner surface is formed by a metallic surface is formed at a portion of the waveguide to contact with the transmission line and impedance is adjusted through a change of the dielectric constant in the cavity caused by changing the size and shape of the cavity to perform impedance matching between the waveguide and the transmission line, and the position of the cavity is changed to perform phase matching between the waveguide and the transmission line.11-03-2011
20090140824Baluns, a fine balance and impedance adjustment module, a multi-layer transmission line, and transmission line NMR probes using same - A pseudo-Marchand balun, compound balun and tunable multi-resonant coaxial balun, and NMR probes employing each such balun, and a fine balance and impedance adjustment module and a multi-layer transmission line for use in such NMR probes.06-04-2009
20090184779WIRELESS COMMUNICATION MODULE - A wireless communication module includes a laminated substrate where a plurality of dielectric sheets are laminated, a band pass filter, a balun circuit, and first and second matching circuits. The band pass filter is formed in the laminated substrate. The balun circuit is formed in the laminated substrate, and includes an unbalanced element having one end connected to the band pass filter. The first and second matching circuits are formed in the laminated substrate, and each of them is connected to one end of each of balanced elements of the balun circuit. Herein, at least one of the band pass filter, the balun circuit, the first matching circuit, and the second matching circuit is formed between the dielectric sheets of the laminated substrate using a distributed element.07-23-2009
20090102576BALUN CIRCUIT AND FREQUENCY CONVERTING APPARATUS - A balun circuit is provided that includes a first coupling line in which an unbalanced line thereof is connected to a first terminal and a balanced line thereof is electrically connected to a second terminal, a second coupling line in which an unbalanced line thereof is electrically connected to the unbalanced line of the first coupling line and a balanced line thereof is electrically connected to a third terminal, a first transmission path that is serially connected between the balanced line of the first coupling line and a ground potential, a second transmission path that is serially connected between the balanced line of the second coupling line and a ground potential, and a third transmission path that is serially connected between the unbalanced line of the first coupling line and the unbalanced line of the second coupling line. These transmission lines are formed such that an amplitude characteristic of S04-23-2009
20110140799Low-Loss Millimeter-Wave Interface Comprising a Bare-Die - A system for matching impedances of a bare-die Integrated Circuit and bonding wires. A bare-die Integrated Circuit is configured to output or input, at an impedance of Z3, a millimeter-wave signal from three electrically conductive contacts. Three electrically conductive pads, printed on one of the laminas of a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) are connected to the three electrically conductive contacts via three bonding wires respectively, the bonding wires have a characteristic impedance of Z1, wherein Z1>Z3. One of the electrically conductive pads extends to form a transmission line signal trace of length L, the transmission line signal trace having a first width resulting in characteristic impedance of Z2, wherein Z2>Z3. The transmission line signal trace widens to a second width, higher than the first width, after the length of L, decreasing the characteristic impedance of the transmission line signal trace to substantially Z3 after the length L and onwards.06-16-2011
20090243750BALUN WITH SERIES-CONNECTED BALANCED-SIGNAL LINES - A balun may include series-coupled balanced-signal lines. In some examples, a balun may include a first transmission line having a first unbalanced signal port on which an unbalanced signal may exist relative to circuit ground; a second transmission line having a first balanced-signal port may be connected in series with a third transmission line having a second balanced-signal port. In some examples, a fourth transmission line may be coupled to the first transmission line and have a third balanced-signal port. A fifth transmission line may be connected in series with the fourth transmission line and have a fourth balanced-signal port. In some examples, the transmission lines may be coaxial. Balanced signals may exist between the first and second balanced-signal ports and between the third and fourth balanced-signal ports. Series-connected coaxial transmission lines may be formed of a single coaxial line with a gap in the outer conductor separating the two coaxial transmission lines.10-01-2009
20090079512BALUN AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THIS - A balun is provided in which first balanced line and second balanced line are disposed on a nearly the same plane, first unbalanced line is disposed above first balanced line at a predetermined distance from first balanced line, second unbalanced line is disposed below second balanced line at the predetermined distance from second balanced line. With this configuration, the distance between first unbalanced line and second unbalanced line can be increased thereby greatly suppressing mutual cancellation of a current flowing in first unbalanced line and a current flowing in second unbalanced line.03-26-2009
20100182096Ultra-Wideband Balun and Application Module Thereof - A first transmission line is formed on a first surface of a substrate. A first end of the first transmission line is connected to a transmission line of an unbalanced line. A second end is connected to a first transmission line of a balanced line. A second transmission line extends from a first end of the unbalanced line, alongside the first transmission line and spaced therefrom, and is connected to a second of the transmission lines of the balanced line. A ground plane is formed on a second surface of the substrate, extends from a first end of the balanced line, and is formed along the second transmission line to which the ground plane is connected through one or more vias. A width of a portion of the ground plane adjacent to the unbalanced line is greater than a portion thereof adjacent to the balanced line.07-22-2010
20100001809ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVE TRANSMISSION MEDIUM - Provided is an electromagnetic wave transmission medium which is suited for mass production and does not affect a transmission mode. The electromagnetic wave transmission medium includes, as a main element, a flexible cylindrical tube (01-07-2010
20100225410WAVEGUIDE TO MICROSTRIP TRANSITION - A waveguide to microstrip transition having a waveguide open at one end. A dielectric substrate includes a first and a second side and a ground plane covers the first side of the substrate. The dielectric substrate overlies the waveguide opening so that the ground plane faces the waveguide and an opening in the ground plane registers with the waveguide opening. A back short having a housing is positioned on the second side of the dielectric substrate. The back short housing forms a cavity which registers with at least a portion of the ground plane opening so that microwave energy from the waveguide passes through the dielectric substrate and into the cavity defined by the back short housing. The back short housing has at least one opening to the cavity along the second side of the dielectric substrate. A pair of spaced apart microstrips on the second side of the substrate each have a free end positioned in the cavity so that the free ends of the microstrips are spaced apart from each other.09-09-2010
20110057744Communication Transceiver Having a Three-Line Balun With Power Amplifier Bias - A balun that includes a first conductor, a second conductor, and a third conductor. The first conductor has a first length. The first conductor also has a first end connected to a first balanced power amplifier output port. The second conductor has substantially the same first length. The second conductor also includes a first end connected to a second balanced power amplifier output port and a second end connected to a second end of the first conductor. The third conductor has substantially the same first length. The third conductor has a first end connected to an antenna port and a second end connected to a ground potential.03-10-2011
20110057743SIGNAL CONVERTER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREFOR - A signal converter configured to convert a signal between a substrate unit and a hollow waveguide includes a substrate unit, including a first conductor layer formed on one face of a dielectric substrate, and a second conductor layer formed on another face of the dielectric substrate, a plurality of conduction units that penetrate the dielectric substrate and provide conduction between the first conductor layer and the second conductor layer, an dielectric waveguide formed by the dielectric substrate, the first and second conductor layers, and the conduction units, and a conversion unit that converts the signal between the hollow waveguide and the dielectric waveguide, the conversion unit including a conductor patch having a separator region between itself and the first conductor layer, with the conductor patch being disposed on the substrate unit within an aperture of the hollow waveguide.03-10-2011
20110057742Semiconductor Device and Method of Forming Directional RF Coupler with IPD for Additional RF Signal Processing - A semiconductor device has a substrate and RF coupler formed over the substrate. The RF coupler has a first conductive trace with a first end coupled to a first terminal of the semiconductor device, and a second conductive trace with a first end coupled to a second terminal of the semiconductor device. The first conductive trace is placed in proximity to a first portion of the second conductive trace. An integrated passive device is formed over the substrate. A second portion of the second conductive trace operates as a circuit component of the integrated passive device. The integrated passive device can be a balun or low-pass filter. The RF coupler also has a first capacitor coupled to the first terminal of the semiconductor device, and second capacitor coupled to a third terminal of the semiconductor device for higher directivity. The second conductive trace is wound to exhibit an inductive property.03-10-2011
20100253443UNBALANCED-BALANCED CONVERTER - A first balance electrode unit electrically connected to a pair of balance terminals (a first balance terminal and a second balance terminal) is formed on a main surface of a fourth dielectric layer sandwiched by an upper grounding electrode and a lower grounding electrode in a dielectric substrate. A second balance electrode unit electrically connected to a pair of balance terminals on the main surface of a seventh dielectric layer. An unbalance electrode unit electrically connected to an unbalance terminal is formed on the main surface of a fifth dielectric layer.10-07-2010
20100141351Balanced-Unbalanced Conversion Element - A balanced-unbalanced conversion element for realizing easy adjustment of a phase balance of two balanced signals is provided. The balanced-unbalanced conversion element includes a first ¼-wavelength resonant line coupled to a first balanced terminal, a second ¼-wavelength resonant line coupled to a second balanced terminal, and a ½-wavelength resonant line. The ½-wavelength resonant line includes a first open-end-side line coupled to an unbalanced terminal and the first ¼-wavelength resonator and a second open-end-side line coupled to the second ¼-wavelength resonator. In addition, a width of the first open-end-side line differs from a width of the second open-end-side line.06-10-2010
20090115548BALUN CIRCUIT AND INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE - A balun circuit includes a first CPW line 05-07-2009
20100301963BALUN WITH INTERMEDIATE CONDUCTOR - A balun comprising first and second transmission lines having a shared intermediate conductor. The first transmission line may include first and second conductors. The first conductor may have a first end for conducting an unbalanced signal relative to a circuit ground and a second end for conducting a balanced signal. The second conductor may have first and second ends proximate the respective first and second ends of the first conductor. The first end of the second conductor is open circuited. The second transmission line may include the second conductor and a third conductor having a first end connected to circuit ground and a second end for conducting the balanced signal. A resistor may connect the second end of the second conductor to circuit ground.12-02-2010
20130214871WAVEGUIDE CONVERTER - A waveguide converter includes a waveguide including a hollow section through which a signal is transmitted and a first opening formed on a cross section of the hollow section in a direction orthogonal to a transmission direction of the signal, and a circuit board including on a same surface a signal line, a conductor patch connected to the signal line, and a second opening surrounding the conductor patch. The waveguide is fixed onto the circuit board. The first opening surrounds the second opening. The conductor patch includes a rectangular section which has short sides in parallel with short sides of the first opening, and has a first long side and a second long side connected to the signal line in parallel with long sides of the first opening, and protruding portions which are provided so as to touch the short sides near both ends of the second long side, respectively.08-22-2013
20110001574BALUN - A balun is provided. The balun includes a first substrate, a feed conductor, a second substrate, a first ground layer, a second ground layer and a common ground element. The feed conductor includes a feed portion and an extended feed portion. The feed conductor is disposed on the first substrate. The first ground layer is disposed on the second substrate corresponding to the feed portion. The second ground layer is disposed on the second substrate corresponding to the extended feed portion. A gap is formed between the first and second ground layers. The common ground element is disposed on the second substrate. The common ground element is electrically connected to the first and second ground layers. The common ground element includes a first common ground portion parallel and corresponding to the feed conductor.01-06-2011
20100164643Thin film balun - The present invention provides a thin film balun capable of preventing a resonant frequency from being increased to a high frequency, and thus realizing a preferable passage characteristic. A thin film balun 07-01-2010
20110037531WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION ARRANGEMENT - The present invention relates to a transition arrangement comprising two surface-mountable waveguide parts and a dielectric carrier material with a metallization and a ground plane provided on a respective first main side and second main side Surface-mountable waveguide parts comprise a first wall, a second wall, and a third wall, which second and third walls are arranged to contact a part of the metallization, all the walls together essentially forming a U-shape, the surface-mountable waveguide parts also comprising respective bend parts. The metallization on the first main side is removed such that a first aperture and a second aperture are formed, the apertures being enclosed by a frame of via holes electrically connecting the ground plane with the metallization, the bend parts being fitted such that the apertures permit passage of a microwave signal propagating via the bend parts. Then the dielectric carrier material itself acts as a waveguide transition between the first aperture and the second aperture.02-17-2011
20110210804RESIN MULTILAYER DEVICE AND METHOD FOR MANUFACTURING SAME - Provided is a resin multilayer device having a balun, wherein the resin multilayer device comprises: a substrate; a first resin layer formed on the substrate; two balanced signal transmission lines that are electrically independently disposed on the first resin layer; a second resin layer formed on the two balanced signal transmission lines and the first resin layer; an unbalanced signal transmission line disposed on the second resin layer and facing the two balanced signal transmission lines; and a third resin layer formed on the unbalanced signal transmission line and the second resin layer.09-01-2011
20100039185Miniaturized Wide-Band Baluns for RF Applications - A wide-band balun device includes a first metallization deposited over a substrate and oriented in a first coil. The first coil extends horizontally across the substrate while maintaining a substantially flat vertical profile. A second metallization is deposited over the substrate and oriented in a second coil. The second coil is magnetically coupled to the first coil and a portion of the second coil oriented interiorly of the first coil. A third metallization is deposited over the substrate and oriented in a third coil. The third coil is magnetically coupled to the first and second coils. A first portion of the third coil is oriented interiorly of the second coil. The third coil has a balanced port connected to the third coil between second and third portions of the third coil.02-18-2010
20110102096MARCHAND BALUN DEVICE FOR FORMING PARALLEL AND VERTICAL CAPACITANCE - Provided is a marchand balun device. The marchand balun device includes: a first line connected between a balanced terminal and a ground terminal; a second line disposed horizontally parallel to the first line and forming a parallel capacitance jointly with the first line; and a coupled line disposed vertically parallel to the first and second lines and forming a vertical capacitance jointly with one of the first and second lines.05-05-2011
20110074519TRANSMISSION-LINE TRANSFORMER - An example of a transmission-line transformer may include a transmission-line assembly and a balun assembly. The transmission-line assembly may include first and second conductors forming at least first and second transmission-line sections. The transmission-line assembly may provide a signal path through the first conductor and second conductor in series to a circuit ground. Balanced lines of the balun assembly may be connected to respective intermediate points on the first and second conductors between the first and second transmission-line sections. The transmission-line transformer may provide a signal path between a first end of the first conductor of the transmission-line assembly and the unbalanced line of the balun assembly.03-31-2011
20100301962COMPOSITE BALUN - A composite balun includes a plurality of baluns, at least one capacitor, a ground terminal, and a DC voltage supply terminal. The plurality of baluns and the capacitor are built into a single chip. Each of the baluns includes first to fourth connection lines, a first balanced terminal, a second balanced terminal, and an unbalanced terminal. The first connection line is connected at one end to the unbalanced terminal. The second connection line is connected at one end to the other end of the first connection line. The third connection line is electromagnetically coupled to the first connection line and connected at one end to the first balanced terminal and at the other end to the DC voltage supply terminal. The fourth connection line is electromagnetically coupled to the second connection line and connected at one end to the second balanced terminal and at the other end to the DC voltage supply terminal. The capacitor is connected at one end to the DC voltage supply terminal and led at the other end to said ground terminal.12-02-2010
20080252393Balun circuit suitable for integration with chip antenna - A balun including a single-ended port, a differential port and first and second sets of coupled transmission line sections. Each set has three coupled transmission line sections. The signal carrying terminal of the single-ended port is connected to an inner end of a third coupled transmission line sections in one of the sets, and the terminals of the differential port are connected to a respective outer end of a respective first transmission line. The balun is fabricated in a multi-layer insulating substrate with the single-ended port located on an upper surface of the substrate and the differential port located on a lower surface of the substrate. The balun is suitable for connection to a chip antenna mounted on a common carrier substrate.10-16-2008
20110163825PASSIVE COMPONENT - A first passive component includes one unbalanced line having one unbalance input terminal, one balanced line installed opposite to the unbalanced line and having two balanced output terminals (first balanced output terminal and second balanced output terminal, and a capacitor formed between the balanced line and a fixed potential (e.g. the ground potential). Furthermore, the relation d07-07-2011
20100117756Feeding Apparatus for a Waveguide and Related Communication Apparatus - A feeding apparatus is utilized for a waveguide. The waveguide includes an opening and a button periphery around the opening. The button periphery includes a feeding side. The feeding apparatus includes a substrate and a feeding segment. The substrate is connected to the button periphery of the waveguide. The feeding segment installed in the substrate is utilized for feeding a signal into the waveguide, which the feeding segment extends to the opening from a position of the feeding side different from midpoint of the feeding side.05-13-2010
20100176894TRANSMISSION LINE CONVERTER - A transmission line converter in which a rectangular waveguide provided under a transmission line may be reduced in size. The transmission line converter includes: a rectangular waveguide; a slot provided in a wall surface of the rectangular waveguide; and a transmission line which extends in a direction of a tube axis of the rectangular waveguide and includes signal conductors and a ground conductor, the slot is provided in a narrower wall surface of the rectangular waveguide and has a shape in which a central portion of the slot includes an oblique portion to the tube axis of the rectangular waveguide and at least one of both end portions of the oblique portion includes a portion parallel to the tube axis of the rectangular waveguide, and the wall surface of the rectangular waveguide in which the slot is provided is a part of the ground conductor.07-15-2010
20090295495BALUN - A balun includes a first, second, and third metallic layers, a first dielectric layer disposed between the second and third metallic layers, and a dielectric substrate. The second metallic layer includes a first spiral line having sequentially connected first line segments and a second spiral line having sequentially connected second line segments. A first distance between each two opposite sides of a first region encircled by the innermost first line segments is greater than a second distance between each two adjacent parallel first line segments. A third distance between each two opposite sides of a second region encircled by the innermost second line segments is greater than a fourth distance between each two adjacent parallel second line segments. The third metallic layer includes a third and a fourth spiral lines. The first metallic layer and other elements as a whole are disposed on an opposite surface of the dielectric substrate.12-03-2009
20110050356WAVEGUIDE CONVERTER AND MANUFACTURING METHOD FOR THE SAME - A waveguide converter includes a waveguide configured with an opening, a patch disposed inside the opening of the waveguide, a first ground conductor provided substantially along the opening of the waveguide and a port that opens in a side surface of the waveguide through which a signal line connected to the patch extends.03-03-2011
20100097155Stripline Balun - According to one embodiment, a balun includes one or more transformers configured to block DC power between a line and a device at microwave frequencies. The one or more transformers block DC power between the line and the device by electromagnetically coupling the device to the line.04-22-2010
20100237962COMPACT HIGHLY INTEGRATED ELECTRICAL MODULE WITH INTERCONNECTION OF BAW FILTER AND BALUN CIRCUIT AND PRODUCTION METHOD - A highly integrated electrical module is specified which comprises a filter circuit and a balun circuit. The space requirement is reduced by circuit components of the balun circuit being arranged at least in part on an inner side of the housing of the filter circuit.09-23-2010
20120206213Input/Output Coupling Structure for Dielectric Waveguide - Dielectric waveguide comprising a circular input/output electrode on its bottom surface and surrounded by an exposed dielectric portion thereof around which a conductor film is disposed. A short stub crosses through the exposed dielectric portion to couple the electrode and film together. The printed circuit board has a front surface formed with a generally-circular island-shaped electrode surrounded by a front surface-side ground pattern in a spaced-apart relation thereto, and a back surface formed with a strip line surrounded by a back surface-side ground pattern in spaced-apart relation thereto. An approximate center of the island-shaped electrode and one end of the strip line are coupled together, and the front surface-side ground pattern and the back surface-side pattern are coupled together. The input/output electrode of the dielectric waveguide and the island-shaped electrode of the printed circuit board are coupled together.08-16-2012
20100079218CHOCKLESS POWER COUPLER - A wideband power coupler and method for taping part of a RF signal from a combined RF and AC signal with relatively simple structure and relatively low number of needed parts. The power coupler may include a BALUN, the BALUN constructed of a central conductor, an outer conductor and a ferrite element. Combined downstream AC and RF signal may flow through the central conductor of the BALUN. A part of the RF signal is reflected on the outer conductor of the BALUN with 180 degrees phase shift with respect to the RF signal, to create a reversed signal. Another part of the RF signal is sampled by a high pass filter. An autotransformer sums the reversed signal with the RF signal to create an output RF signal for an output tap port. When an upstream combined RF and AC signal flows through the BALUN, the phase of the RF signal reflected on the outer conductor of the BALUN is aligned with the phase of the RF signal sampled by the high pass filer such that the autotransformer cancels the upstream RF signal at the output tap port and the power coupler provides isolation to the output port.04-01-2010
20110057741INTERFACING BETWEEN AN INTEGRATED CIRCUIT AND A WAVEGUIDE - A low-loss interface between a mm-wave integrated circuit and a waveguide comprises a surface having a contact location for said integrated circuit and a waveguide location for fixing a waveguide thereon; a transmission line extending along said surface from said contact location to the waveguide location and extending into the waveguide location as a waveguide feed; and a connection bump on a surface of the mm-wave integrated circuit. The mm-wave integrated circuit RFIC is connected to the surface at the contact location through the connection bump, such as to connect a signal output of the RFIC to the transmission line, thereby providing said low loss interface.03-10-2011
20120119845Balun System and Method - A system and method for transmitting signals is disclosed. An embodiment comprises a balun, such as a Marchand balun, which has a first transformer with a primary coil and a first secondary coil and a second transformer with the primary coil and a second secondary coil. The first secondary coil and the second secondary coil are connected to a ground plane, and the ground plane has slot lines located beneath the separation of the coils in the first transformer and the second transformer. The slot lines may also have fingers.05-17-2012
20100244977MULTICHANNEL STRIPLINE BALUN - Systems and devices for transmitting radio frequency signals to and from radio frequency coils in magnetic resonance imaging systems are provided. In one embodiment, a balun for blocking induced radio frequency current on ground conductors of a multi-layer signal carrier includes first and second insulative elements disposed on first and second sides of the signal carrier, respectively, a conductive layer partially surrounding ends of each insulative element with a central region of each insulative element not surrounded by the respective conductive layer, first and second capacitive circuits coupled to the conductive layers of each respective insulative element in the central region thereof, vias extending through the signal carrier, and conductive material disposed in the vias electrically coupling a conductive layer on respective ends of the first and second elements with one another and with the ground conductors.09-30-2010
20120161896FREQUENCY TUNABLE BALUN CIRCUIT - Disclosed herein is a frequency tunable balun circuit including: first and second balanced terminals having balanced signals outputted therefrom or inputted thereto, the balanced signals having the same magnitude and a predetermined phase difference; a first transmission line maintaining a predetermined phase difference between the first and second balanced terminals; a first inductor connected in series between the first transmission line and an unbalanced terminal having an unbalanced signal inputted thereto or outputted therefrom; a first tunable capacitive device connected in series between the unbalanced terminal and the second balanced terminal; a second transmission line connected between the first inductor and the first varacter diode; and a second tunable capacitive device connected in parallel with the second transmission line. The frequency tunable balun circuit may easily tune an operating frequency, while improving impedance matching characteristics, signal transmission loss characteristics, and signal isolation characteristics.06-28-2012
20090021324RF module - The present invention provides an RF module capable of converting electromagnetic waves in the TE mode to balanced electromagnetic waves in the TEM mode without adjustment and outputting the balanced electromagnetic waves while easily realizing miniaturization. The RF module includes: a waveguide (01-22-2009
20120262248BALUN - An arrangement (10-18-2012
20120262247WAVEGUIDE COUPLING - A waveguide coupling, in particular for a radar level indicator having a waveguide, a carrier plate and at least one feed line, wherein the waveguide is placed on a first side of the carrier plate on the carrier plate, the feed line is guided on and/or in the carrier plate into the inner area of the waveguide and the feed line terminates with an end in the inner area of the waveguide. The carrier plate is continuous in the inner area of the waveguide and thus extends beyond the end of the feed line, an electrically conductive coupling element is arranged near the end of the feed line on and/or in the carrier plate, so that the coupling element is capacitively coupled with the feed line and the coupling element serves to couple electromagnetic waves led into the waveguide via the feed line in the waveguide.10-18-2012
20120319796WAVEGUIDE/PLANAR LINE TRANSDUCER - A waveguide/planar line transducer of the present invention includes a waveguide that transmits electromagnetic waves through an opening portion, and a multiplayer substrate that includes a plurality of conductive layers. The multilayer substrate includes: a first conductive layer that is in close contact with the opening portion of the waveguide, and includes a first coupling hole provided at a position overlapping the opening portion of the waveguide when viewed in a plate thickness direction of the multilayer substrate; a strip electrode that is electromagnetically coupled to the first conductive layer, arranged on an opposite side to the first conductive layer in the plate thickness direction, and extending in one of a planar direction of the multilayer substrate; and a second conductive layer that is arranged between the first conductive layer and the strip conductor in the plate thickness direction, and includes a second coupling hole having a protuberance facing at least one of directions in which the strip electrode extends.12-20-2012
20110037530STRIPLINE TO WAVEGUIDE PERPENDICULAR TRANSITION - A stripline to waveguide transition is provided that includes a shielded stripline having a transmission line in a dielectric, between two ground planes. The transition includes a stripline patch electrically coupled to the transmission line within an opening of the first ground plane and a stripline impedance matching transformer. The transition further includes a waveguide comprising a waveguide wall defining a waveguide opening. The waveguide is arranged substantially perpendicular to the patch, and the waveguide opening is aligned with an opening in the first ground plane. The electric field of the stripline transitions to a transverse electric propagation in the waveguide. The transition may be integrated with a transceiver and antenna.02-17-2011
20100164644Thin film balun - The present invention provides a thin film balun capable of preventing a resonant frequency from being increased to a high frequency due to size and thickness reductions and maintaining a preferable passage characteristic, while improving a balance characteristic. A thin film balun 07-01-2010
20120242421MICROWAVE TRANSITION DEVICE BETWEEN A MICROSTRIP LINE AND A RECTANGULAR WAVEGUIDE - For associating different technologies of a microstrip line and of a rectangular waveguide, for example on a ceramic, in a transition device including a mode transformer between the line integrated into a printed circuit board, and the waveguide, the board includes a housing containing the waveguide with a large sidewall coplanar and coaxial to the strip of the line and another large sidewall fixed onto a metallic layer of the board at the bottom of the housing. A linking metallic element bridges a mechanical tolerance gap between the transformer and one of the line and the waveguide. The transformer can be integrated into the board, or into the waveguide in a microwave component.09-27-2012
20080246553STRUCTURE OF COAXIAL-TO-WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION AND TRAVELING WAVE TUBE - The present invention includes a waveguide for outputting radio frequency wave, a vacuum envelope provided with a slow-wave circuit, a coaxial connection part connecting the waveguide and the vacuum envelope, an insulating window member which is provided in the coaxial connection part and which hermetically seals a said of vacuum envelope and a said of waveguide, a coaxial center conductor of exterior portion with one end supported by the waveguide, and a coaxial center conductor of an interior portion with one end abutting on the slow-wave circuit and the other end connected to the coaxial center conductor of the exterior portion. The waveguide is provided with a screw part supporting the coaxial center conductor of the exterior portion movably in an axial direction of the coaxial center conductor of the exterior portion. An end portion of the coaxial center conductor of the exterior portion is connected to the end portion of the coaxial center conductor of the interior portion movably in the axial direction of the coaxial center conductor of the exterior portion.10-09-2008
20130169376DIFFERENTIAL MODE AMPLIFIER DRIVING CIRCUIT - There is provided a differential mode amplifier driving circuit, including: a first port having one end connected to a single signal; a second port having one end connected to a differential signal; a first transmission line having one end grounded; and a third port having one end connected to the first transmission line and the other end connected to the differential signal.07-04-2013
20100231318BIPOLAR PULSE GENERATORS WITH VOLTAGE MULTIPLICATION AND PULSE SEPARATION - A bipolar pulse generator includes two, two-conductor transmission lines coupled together with a load positioned between the two transmission lines. Two segments of one transmission line are charged and switchably coupled to two segments of the other transmission line to produce a bipolar pulse on the matched load. The generator may include two transmission line structures coupled together with a load positioned between each transmission line structures. The first transmission line structure may include a stepped transmission line and an embedded transmission line segment. A switch is coupled between the embedded transmission line segment and another segment of the transmission line structure. During operation, the first transmission line structure is charged to a potential with the switch in the open position and, when the switch is closed, the charge on the first transmission line structure together with the second transmission line structure generates a bipolar pulse on the matched load.09-16-2010
20120249258ELECTRONIC COMPONENT - In an electronic component, a first resonator includes a first quarter-wave strip line disposed on a dielectric layer and a second quarter-wave strip line disposed on another dielectric layer, the first and second quarter-wave strip lines being interdigitally coupled to each other. A second resonator includes a third quarter-wave strip line disposed on a dielectric layer and a fourth quarter-wave strip line disposed on another dielectric layer, the third and fourth quarter-wave strip lines being interdigitally coupled to each other. The first quarter-wave strip line and the third quarter-wave strip line are electromagnetically coupled to each other and are disposed on different dielectric layers. The second quarter-wave strip line and the fourth quarter-wave strip line are electromagnetically coupled to each other.10-04-2012
20130127562SURFACE MOUNTABLE MICROWAVE SIGNAL TRANSITION BLOCK FOR MICROSTRIP TO PERPENDICULAR WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION - A surface mountable transition block for perpendicular transitions between a microstrip or stripline and a waveguide. The transition block configuration allows for a reduction in the overall cost of a microwave circuit assembly because the circuit board to which the transition block is attached can be an FR-4 type circuit board as opposed to more expensive microwave circuit board materials.05-23-2013
20100026412COMPACT BALUN - The present invention is directed to a compact balun device that includes an unbalanced port and a set of balanced differential ports. A first set of coupled transmission line structures is coupled to the unbalanced port and one port of the set of balanced differential ports. The first set of coupled transmission line structures is characterized by at least one device parameter and a first length that is substantially equal to a quarter of a wavelength (λ). The wavelength (λ) corresponds to a first frequency. A second set of coupled transmission line structures is coupled to another port of the set of balanced differential ports. The second set of coupled transmission line structures is characterized by the at least one device parameter and a second length that is substantially equal to the quarter of a wavelength (λ). The wavelength (λ) corresponds to the first frequency. A plurality of interconnections couples the first set of coupled transmission line structures and the second set of coupled transmission line structures. The plurality of interconnections are configured such that the compact balun operates at a reduced operating frequency, the reduced operating frequency being selected from a range of frequencies by varying at least one device parameter. The range of frequencies is approximately between one-sixth of the first frequency and one-half the first frequency.02-04-2010
20130127563HIGH FREQUENCY, HIGH BANDWIDTH, LOW LOSS MICROSTRIP TO WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION - Embodiments of the invention are directed toward a novel printed antenna that provides a low-loss transition into waveguide. The antenna is integrated with a heat spreader and the interconnection between the antenna and the output device (such as a power amplifier) is a simple conductive connection, such as (but not limited to), a wirebond. Integrating the antenna with the heat spreader in accordance with the concepts, circuits, and techniques described herein drastically shortens the distance from the output device to the waveguide, thus reducing losses and increasing bandwidth. The transition and technique described herein may be easily scaled for both higher and lower frequencies. Embodiments of the present apparatus also eliminate the complexity of the prior art circuit boards and transitions and enable the use of a wider range of substrates while greatly simplifying assembly.05-23-2013
20130093531BALANCED-UNBALANCED TRANSFORMER - A balanced-unbalanced transformer includes: a balanced transmission line including paired transmission lines; an unbalanced transmission line; and two lead transmission lines connected to two neighboring end portions of four end portions of the paired transmission lines at a right angle to the paired transmission lines, wherein one of the two lead transmission lines has a first electrode face which faces the other of the two lead transmission lines, the other of the two lead transmission lines has a second electrode face which faces the one of the two lead transmission lines, and the first electrode face and the second electrode face are electrode faces of a capacitor.04-18-2013
20100315175Marchand balun - According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided a Marchand balun including: a half-wavelength first line including: a first end configured to input or output the single-mode signal; a second end electrically opened; and a center; and quarter-wavelength second and third lines each including: a third end configured to input or output the differential-mode signal; and a fourth end connected to a ground, wherein a thickness of the first line at the center is thicker than those at the first and second ends, and wherein thicknesses of the second and third lines at the fourth ends are thicker than those at the third ends.12-16-2010
20130154758BALUN WITH INTERMEDIATE NON-TERMINATED CONDUCTOR - A balun comprising first and second transmission lines having a shared intermediate conductor. The first transmission line may include first and second conductors. The first conductor may have a first end for conducting an unbalanced signal relative to a circuit ground and a second end for conducting a balanced signal. The second conductor may have first and second ends proximate the respective first and second ends of the first conductor. The first and second ends of the second conductor may be open-circuited. The second transmission line may include the second conductor and a third conductor having a first end connected to circuit ground and a second end for conducting the balanced signal. The second conductor may surround the first and third conductors, and one or more ferrite sleeves may surround the second conductor.06-20-2013
20130154759WAVEGUIDE, INTERPOSER SUBSTRATE INCLUDING THE SAME, MODULE, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS - A waveguide includes: a waveguide portion including a first surface and a second surface that are opposed to each other; a first transmission line provided on the first surface of the waveguide portion; a second transmission line provided on the second surface of the waveguide portion; and a first conversion structure inputting a signal from the first transmission line to the waveguide portion and converting the signal.06-20-2013
20130093530MARCHAND BALUN CIRCUIT - A Marchand balun circuit includes a Marchand balun, an unbalanced matching circuit, and a balanced matching circuit. The Marchand balun includes an unbalanced terminal, and two balanced terminals. The unbalanced matching circuit includes a first and the second impedances which are connected between the unbalanced terminal and ground in series, and a first resistor which is connected between ground and a connection node of the first and the second impedances. The balanced matching circuit includes a third and a fourth impedances which are connected between one balanced terminal and ground in series, a fifth and a sixth impedance which are connected between the other balanced terminal and ground in series, a second resistor which is connected between ground and a connection node of the third and the fourth impedances, and a third resistor which is connected between ground and a connection node of the fifth and the sixth impedances.04-18-2013
20120019333BROADBAND BALUN - In some embodiments, the technology includes a balun. The balun includes an un-balanced line, a balanced line, a double-y transition section, a first connection section, and a second connection section. The un-balanced line includes a ground trace and a signal trace. The balanced line includes a first and second signal trace. The double-y transition section includes a first slot trace and a second slot trace. The first slot trace couples the ground trace of the un-balanced line to the first signal trace of the balanced line. The second slot trace couples the signal trace of the un-balanced line to the second signal trace of the balanced line. The first connection section couples the first slot trace to the first signal trace of the balanced line. The second connection section couples the second slot trace to the second signal trace of the balanced line.01-26-2012
20090134951BROADBAND RECIPROCAL ACTIVE BALUN STRUCTURE - The present invention relates to the field of electronic devices known as baluns. It concerns an active balun which is broadband and reciprocal. Embodiments of the invention integrate an active splitter balun with an active combiner balun so as to form three transmission lines. A first active coupling is provided between the first and second transmission lines and a second active coupling is provided between the first and third transmission lines. The active couplings are provided by means of amplifier cells distributed along the transmission lines. Embodiments of the invention have configurable means for polarizing the different amplifier cells so as to create a specific coupling direction between the various transmission lines. The device according to the invention can be applied in the field of broadband mixers which are used, notably, in radio transmission and reception circuits.05-28-2009
20130200959MICROWAVE FREQUENCY TUNABLE FILTERING BALUN - A microwave frequency tunable filtering balun is provided. The microwave frequency tunable filtering balun comprises a first microwave split ring transmission line resonator and a second microwave split ring transmission line resonator arranged in a bilaterally symmetrical manner, a fourth variable capacitor and a fifth variable capacitor of same parameters. It combines two functions of balun and tunable bandpass filter (BPF) into one circuit, resulting in a compact design. The balun characteristic and frequency-tuning mechanism are investigated, and the design equations are derived.08-08-2013
20130265117RF AND HIGH-SPEED DATA CABLE - A cable is disclosed for transmitting high speed digital baseband signals together with analog RF signals between first and second components. The RF signals may be transmitted between an antenna in the first component and an RF transceiver in the second component at operating frequencies such as for example 70 MHz to 6 GHz. In order to reduce cross-talk between the digital and analog lines, the analog signal may be carried over a line including a pair of wires such as a differential signal pair. The pair of wires carrying the analog signal may include baluns at either end to enable delivery over the pair of wires. The baluns may be wideband baluns to support communication over the full range of operating frequencies. In order to further reduce cross-talk, the digital and/or analog lines may be encased within an EMI-absorbing jacket made of extruded ferrite as one example.10-10-2013
20100001808PLANAR TRANSMISSION LINE-TO-WAVEGUIDE TRANSITION APPARATUS AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION MODULE HAVING THE SAME - A wireless communication module includes a plurality of monolithic millimeter-wave integrated circuits (MMICs) for signal processing attached to the top surface of a multi-layer low temperature co-fired ceramic substrate; a planar transmission line formed on the top surface of the multi-layer substrate for communications between the MMICs; a metal base attached to the bottom surface of the multi-layer substrate and having an opening to which an antenna is attached; a plurality of vias for connecting the metal base and the planar transmission line within the multi-layer substrate to establish a uniform potential on a ground plane of the multi-layer substrate; an embedded waveguide formed in the opening surrounded with the vias within the multi-layer substrate; and a planar transmission line-to-waveguide transition apparatus for the transition of waves between the planar transmission line and the embedded waveguide.01-07-2010
20130271235COAXIAL WAVEGUIDE CONVERTER AND RIDGE WAVEGUIDE - Provided is a coaxial waveguide converter and a ridge waveguide that are insusceptible to manufacturing variances over a broad bandwidth. The coaxial waveguide converter includes a ridge waveguide (10-17-2013

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