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Design of Wilkinson power divider at 28 GHz for 5G applications

Ridzuan, Nurfarhana Nabila and Abdul Malek, Norun Farihah and Mohd. Isa, Farah Nadia and Islam, Md. Rafiqul and Ku, Chui Choon Ivan and Qasem, Nidal (2022) Design of Wilkinson power divider at 28 GHz for 5G applications. Indonesian Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 26 (3). pp. 1444-1450. ISSN 2502-4752 E-ISSN 2502-4760

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A power divider plays a significant function in antenna’s feeding network. Many types of power divider exist yet there are only a few existing studies of Wilkinson power dividers at high frequencies (28 GHz) for 5G communications systems. This paper presents a tapered 2-way Wilkinson power divider that operates in Malaysia's 5G wireless communication band (28 GHz). CST microwave studio is used to design, simulate, and optimize the tapered 2-way Wilkinson divider. The simulation results show resonance around 23.5-37.9 GHz. The operating frequency of 28 GHz resulted in power division with a 3.2 dB insertion loss and has an isolation of 19.21 dB. The design can be made wideband with equal power division at each output port by adding an extra resistor along the tapered line to reduce output return loss and isolation, as demonstrated in this paper.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Uncontrolled Keywords: 5G, fabrication, power divider, transmission lines
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General) > T10.5 Communication of technical information
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering
Depositing User: Dr Norun Abdul Malek
Date Deposited: 30 Aug 2022 10:16
Last Modified: 30 Aug 2022 10:16
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/99709

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