Realisation of microstrip junction circulator using LTCC technology

Thomas Jensen, V Krozer, Claus Kjærgaard

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Abstract

An integrated circulator based on low-temperature cofired ceramics (LTCC) tapes and LTCC compatible ferrite tapes has been developed for the first time and its performance has been verified experimentally. The insertion loss is less than 2 dB and the isolation is better than 25 dB with a centre frequency of 7.45 GHz. These results are in good agreement with simulations and offer a route towards integrated LTCC microwave circulators.
Original languageEnglish
JournalElectronics Letters
Volume47
Issue number2
Pages (from-to)111-113
ISSN0013-5194
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

Keywords

  • Microwave circulators
  • LTCC compatible ferrite tape
  • Microwave integrated circuits
  • Frequency 7.45E+09 Hz
  • Microstrip junction circulator
  • Insertion loss
  • Ceramics
  • Low temperature cofired ceramics tape
  • Integrated circulator
  • Integrated LTCC microwave circulator
  • LTCC technology
  • Microstrip components
  • Frequency 7.45 GHz

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