A novel microstrip bandpass filter with three types of rectangular, photonic bandgap (PBG) loops on a middle layer was designed and demonstrated using a full-wave electromagnetic (EM) simulator, with the predicted results verified by experiment. This investigation presents the configurations of conventional parallel-coupled 2 GHz filters with and without a PBG. The middle-layer of PBG loops adds an extra stopband-rejection mode to filter stopband; and it provides attenuation in excess of 25 dB at the second, third, and fourth harmonics, thus demonstrating that superior stopband characteristics at high frequency can be obtained using the proposed PBG loops in microwave filters.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||IEEE Transactions on Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics, and Frequency Control|
|Publication status||Published - 2005 Mar 1|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Acoustics and Ultrasonics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering