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Microwave Dielectric Properties of Ti-Te system Ceramics for Triplexer Filter

  • Choi, Eui-Sun ;
  • Lee, Moon-Woo ;
  • Lee, Sang-Hyun ;
  • Kang, Gu-Hong ;
  • Kang, Gap-Sul ;
  • Lee, Young-Hie
  • Received : 2010.05.25
  • Accepted : 2010.12.07
  • Published : 2011.03.01

Abstract

In this study, the compositions for the microwave dielectric materials were investigated to obtain the improved dielectric properties, the high temperature stability, and the sintering temperature of less than $900^{\circ}C$, which was necessary for cofiring with the internal conductor of silver. In addition, the dielectric sheets were prepared by the tape casting technique, after which the sheets were laminated and sintered. In this process, the optimum ratio of powder and binder, laminating pressure, temperature, and possibility for cofiring with the internal conductor were studied. Finally, multilayer chip treplexer filter for the 800-2,000 MHz range were fabricated, and the frequency characteristics of the triplexer filter were investigated. When the $0.6TiTe_3O_8-0.4MgTiO_3+3wt%SnO+7wt%H_3BO_3$ ceramics were sintered at $820^{\circ}C$ for 0.3 hours, the microwave dielectric properties of the dielectric constant of 29.91, quality factor of 33,000 GHz, and temperature coefficient of resonant frequency of -2.76 ppm/$^{\circ}C$ were obtained. Using the Advanced Design System (ADS) and High Frequency Structure Simulator (HFSS), the multilayer chip triplexer filter acting at the range of 800-2,000 MHz were simulated and manufactured. The manufactured triplexer filter had the excellent frequency properties in the CDAM800, GPS and PCS frequency regions, respectively.

Keywords

LTCC;Triplexer;Microwave dielectric properties;Ti-Te

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : Kwangwoon University