Analysis of the Inset Dielectric Guide Iris Discontinuity

S R Pennock, P R Shepherd, J Pourabadeh

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Abstract

The Inset Dielectric Guide (IDG) is a low loss transmission line, but the performance of discontinuities and matching elements has received little attention in the past. In this paper we examine the iris discontinuity in IDG using the Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) technique and make experimental comparisons. The analysis compares well with measurement. The properties of the iris are identified, and example irises suitable for use as matching elements or radiative antenna elements are shown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-4
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2001
Event31st European Microwave Conference - London, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 25 Sep 200127 Sep 2001

Conference

Conference31st European Microwave Conference
CountryUK United Kingdom
CityLondon
Period25/09/0127/09/01

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    Pennock, S. R., Shepherd, P. R., & Pourabadeh, J. (2001). Analysis of the Inset Dielectric Guide Iris Discontinuity. 1-4. Paper presented at 31st European Microwave Conference, London, UK United Kingdom.