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Design of Microstrip UWB Balun Using Quasi-TEM Approach Aided by the Artificial Neural Network

By Wlodzimierz Zieniutycz and Lukasz Sorokosz
Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 107, 27-36, 2022


The design procedure for UWB balun realized in the microstrip technology is proposed in the paper. The procedure applies Artificial Neural Network which corrects the dimensions of the approximate design found by appropriate scaling of the dimensions of the prototype. The scale coefficients for longitudinal and transverse dimensions of microstrip lines are determined from electromagnetic modeling based on transmission line equations. The scaling procedure of radial stubs is also proposed. The design procedure was verified experimentally for exemplary balun with radial stub.


Wlodzimierz Zieniutycz and Lukasz Sorokosz, "Design of Microstrip UWB Balun Using Quasi-TEM Approach Aided by the Artificial Neural Network," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 107, 27-36, 2022.


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