Improving the performance of planar passive circuits by using defected microstrip structures

J. A. Tirado-Mendez, H. Jardón Aguilar, E. A. Andrade-Gonzalez, M. Reyes-Ayala

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The Defected Microstrip Structure (DMS) is employed to improve the performance of different planar passive circuits like rectangular patch antennas and Microstrip filters. As examples, the novel structure is introduced as a part of the passive device to reduce patch antenna size and as a tuning technique of this kind of elements. DMS is compared to a unit-cell Defected Ground Structure (DGS), observing some advantages concerning frequency response for narrow-band filtering applications.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)1356-1360
Number of pages5
JournalWSEAS Transactions on Circuits and Systems
StatePublished - 1 Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes


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