Design better, more effective RF, microwave, and millimeter-wave filters in substantially less time with this practical new book. It shows you how to employ sophisticated, optimization-based approaches to filter design, and provides ready-made CAD filter design algorithms that help you easily develop a wide variety of filter configurations.
About the Author
Djuradj Budimir is a lecturer in the Department of Electronic Systems, University of Westminster. He is also a director at Tesla Communications Ltd., where he currently researches CAD of microwave filters and multiplexing networks for communications systems. The author of more than a dozen professional papers, he earned a Ph.D. from the University of Leeds.
Table of Contents
Introduction to Computer-Aided Filter Design. Transmission Lines, Lumped Elements, and Resonators. Characterization of Discontinuities. Optimization-Based Filter Design. Design of Lumped-Element Filters by Optimization. Design of E-Plane Filters by Optimization. Design of Ridged Waveguide Filters by Optimization. Design of Coplanar Waveguide Filters by Optimization. CAD Programs. Appendices.