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Microstrip low-pass filter analysis using 3D FDTD code with UPML

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Microstrip low-pass filter analysis using 3D FDTD code with UPML



04 Sep 2013 (Updated )

Microstrip low-pass filter analysis is performed by the 3D FDTD + UPML routine.

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FDTD 3D with UPML is used to calculate scattering coefficients S_{11} and S_{21} for planar microstrip low-pass filter following by the original paper by D. Sheen, S. Ali, M. Abouzahra, J. Kong "Application of the
Three-Dimensional Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method to the Analysis of
 planar Microstrip Circuits", IEEE Trans. on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Current code includes some improvements in comparison with the original calculations:
1) UPML instead of Mur ABCs;
2) using real metal (copper) as a patch conductor material instead of PEC;
3) applies matched load at the ends of filter's transmission microstrip lines to prevent physical reflections;
4) do not apply "magnetic wall" or "electric wall" conditions at the Ez source plane.

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14 Nov 2016 Cheung mountain

I can't understand how you can calculate matched load based on microstrip lines. Can you explain more?Thanks!

15 Nov 2014 Ferhat

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19 Sep 2013 Vasily Kozhevnikov

Add pause(0.01) after drawnow if the animation output is very fast on your PC.

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16 Sep 2013 1.1

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