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Design and Implementation of LTCC Bandpass Filters Using a Second Order Coupled Resonator Structure for WiMAX Applications

by Su, Sheng-Yang

Abstract (Summary)
This thesis proposes an analytical method to synthesize bandpass filter with multiple transmission zeros. By using the six pre-determined parameters including two reflection zeros, two matching quality factors, and two transmission zeros, the method can exactly synthesize the corresponding prototype of second-order coupled-resonator bandpass filter. The synthesized filters not only can provide two pre-determined transmission zeros in the lower and upper side of the passband, but also can generate an extra transmission zero in the stopband. This thesis presents the prototypes of the bandpass filter and the methods of synthesis in detail. Finally this thesis implements compact LTCC bandpass filters by using the proposed synthesis method for 3.5 GHz WiMAX applications.
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Sung-Mao Wu; Tzyy-Sheng Horng; Ken-Huang Lin; Chih-Wen Kuo; Chih-Pin Hung

School:National Sun Yat-Sen University

School Location:China - Taiwan

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:bandpass filter transmission zero low temperature cofired ceramic ltcc

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Date of Publication:07/21/2007

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