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An Alternative Approach for Designing Microwave Circuits using a Personal Computer

York, R. A. and Compton, R. C. and Kim, M. and Wedge, S. and Rutledge, D. B. (1988) An Alternative Approach for Designing Microwave Circuits using a Personal Computer. In: Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium Digest, 1988. Conference Publications. Vol.1. IEEE , pp. 6-9. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120607-134255568

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Abstract

A computer-aided design (CAD) program, Puff, for designing microwave integrated circuits is presented. The program runs on an IBM PC, PS/2, or compatible computer, and features a single interactive-graphics screen which displays all aspects of the design. Circuit elements, such as transmission lines, coupled lines, and lumped elements, are selected from a parts list and drawn on the screen using cursor keys. The circuit analysis is then performed directly from the screen drawing. To demonstrate the various features of Puff, predictions for a 10-GHz patch antenna with a stub matching circuit are compared with measurements made with an HP 8510 network analyzer.


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Additional Information:© 1988 IEEE. Date of Conference: 6-10 Jun 1988; Date of Current Version: 06 August 2002; Issue Date: 6-10 Jun 1988. The patch antenna design is one of the laboratory experiments performed by graduate and senior students in a microwave integrated circuit class at Cornell University. The class has received generous support from the Rogers Corporation and Raytheon.
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Official Citation:York, R.A.; Compton, R.C.; Kim, M.; Wedge, S.; Rutledge, D.B.; , "An alternative approach for designing microwave circuits using a personal computer," Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, 1988. AP-S. Digest , vol., no., pp.6-9 vol.1, 6-10 Jun 1988 doi: 10.1109/APS.1988.93975
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