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Application of the Fractal Defected Ground Structure in Design of the Bandpass Filter

  • Chandni V. Desai
  • Pravin R. Prajapati
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 810)

Abstract

The design of planar filter using stepped impedance type distributed synthesis has been proposed for 8.6–9.5 GHz frequency band. To improve the return loss characteristics, instead of using traditional defected ground structure (DGS), the combination of fractal geometry and DGS, known as ‘fractal DGS’ has been embedded in the ground plane of the filter. The filter using fractal geometry gives 65% better return loss as compared to filter without DGS. Three laboratory prototypes (without DGS, first iteration DGS and second iteration DGS) have been developed to validate the simulated and measured results. The measured results are agreed with simulated one.

Keywords

Ground structure Fractal geometry Bandpass filter 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronics and Communication EngineeringCenter of Research in Optical, Microwave and Antenna (CROMA), A. D. Patel Institute of TechnologyKaramsadIndia

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