D-CRLH Based Band Rejection Filter using a Concavo-Convex Coupled CPW Transmission Line

  • Seo, Soo-Duk (Innertron R&D Lab, Innertron Inc.) ;
  • Cho, Hak-Rae (Innertron R&D Lab, Innertron Inc.) ;
  • Yang, Doo-Yeong (Dept. of Telecommunication Engineering, Jeju National University)
  • Received : 2015.08.07
  • Accepted : 2015.11.01
  • Published : 2016.03.01


In this paper, the use of a dual composite right/left-handed coplanar waveguide (CPW) transmission line is proposed for the design of a band rejection filter. The notch property of the filter is achieved by combining the convex signal line with the shorted concave meander line, and the equivalent circuit model is extracted from the geometry of the unit cell for organizing the band rejection property. Then the equivalent parameters of the unit cell are analyzed to identify those behaviors. And the dispersion characteristics and energy distributions are simulated. In the end, the band rejection filter is manufactured by cascading two proposed unit cells. We show that the measurement result for the resonant frequency demonstrates good agreement with the simulation result and the band rejection filter provides a rejection performance of 17.5 dB at the stopband frequency ranging from 869 MHz to 894 MHz.


D-CRLH;Band rejection filter;Notch property;Convex signal line;Shorted concave meander line


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