Ridge Waveguides and Passive Microwave Components

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  • Year: 2001

  • Format: Hardback

  • Product Code: PBEW0490

  • ISBN: 978-0-85296-794-2

  • Pagination: 344pp.

  • Stock Status: In stock

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Description: The ridge waveguide, which is a rectangular waveguide with one or more metal inserts (ridges), is an important transmission line in microwave engineering, now widely used in commercial electronics and communications devices. This book collects together much of the work of Professor Helszajn, an international authority in the field, and will enable the reader to have direct access to this important work without need for exhaustive search of research papers. Generously illustrated, it is likely to become the definitive reference source on this topic.

Book readership

For graduate-level students and other researchers in electronics and electrical engineering; also engineers and designers in communications and electronics industries.


Graduate / postgraduate, professional, reference.

Book contents

1: The ridge waveguide; 2: Propagation and impedance in rectangular waveguides; 3: Impedance and propagation using transverse resonance methods; 4: Fields, propagation and attenuation in double ridge waveguides; 5: Impedance of double ridge waveguide using the finite element method; 

6: Characterisation of the single waveguide using the finite element method; 7: Propagation constant and impedance of dielectric loaded ridge waveguide; 8: Circular polarisation; 9: Quadruple ridge waveguide; 10: Faraday rotation in gyromagnetic quadruple ridge waveguide; 

11: Characterisation of discontinuity effects; 12: Ridge cross-guide directional coupler; 13: Directly coupled filter circuits using immitance inverters; 14: Ridge waveguide filter design using mode-matching method; 15: Nonreciprocal ridge isolators and phase shifters; 

16: Finline waveguide; 17: Inverted turnstile finline junction circulator; 18: Semi-tracking ridge circulator; 19: Variational calculus, functionals and the Rayleigh-Ritz procedure; Bibliography; Index.

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