Design of Simple and Double Ridge Waveguide T-Coupler for Space Domain
Advances in Applied Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2019, Pages: 78-87
Received: Jan. 3, 2019;
Accepted: Feb. 7, 2019;
Published: Sep. 17, 2019
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Fayza Bousalah, Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Technology, Abou Bakr Belkaid University, Tlemcen, Algeria
Nour Eddine Boukli Hacene, Department of Telecommunications, Faculty of Technology, Abou Bakr Belkaid University, Tlemcen, Algeria
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The T-Coupler or the magic tee (or magic T or hybrid tee) is a hybrid or 3 dB coupler used in microwave systems. It is an alternative to the rat-race coupler. In contrast to the rat-race, the three-dimensional structure of the magic tee makes it less readily constructed in planar technologies such as micro strip or strip line. The magic tee was originally developed in World War II, and first published by W. A. Tyrell of Bell Labs in a 1947 IRE paper. Robert L. Kyhl and Bob Dicke independently created magic tees around the same time. This paper illustrates simple and double ridge waveguide T-coupler. The relationships between the scattering variables in this sort of network are fixed by the unitary condition. Such a network has the properties that it is a matched device with one adjacent port decoupled from any incident port. The object of this paper is to present some results of simulation on the coupling and directivity of double ridge cross-waveguide couplers in a field ridge waveguide. This results are obtain by Ansoft HFSS using the Finite Element Method (FEM) calculations and the Genetic Algorithms method, and which show good performance.
Simple and Double Ridge Waveguide, T-Coupler, Optimization, HFSS Software, Genetic Algorithm Method, EFM Method, E-Plane, H-Plane
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Nour Eddine Boukli Hacene,
Design of Simple and Double Ridge Waveguide T-Coupler for Space Domain, Advances in Applied Sciences.
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2019, pp. 78-87.
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