Large-microstrip-step-discontinuity model useful to 10 GHz

Large-microstrip-step-discontinuity model useful to 10 GHz

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The effect of field fringing at microstrip impedance steps is shown to be representable by a Section of lossy microstrip transmission line. The experimental solution for the step-model parameters is described. Specific results are presented for much used 0-0635 cm-thick alumina substrates.


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