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Analysis and design of TEM-TE11 coaxial waveguide bend mode converters

  • Qiang Zhang (a1), Xuhao Zhao (a1), Chengwei Yuan (a1) and Jiande Zhang (a1)

Abstract

Two coaxial waveguide bend mode converters that transform coaxial transverse electromagnetic mode to TE11 coaxial waveguide mode are presented in this paper. Both converters are designed and optimized on the basis of the strictly derived mode coupling coefficients. Conversion efficiencies of both converters are over 99% and the power-handling capacities reach a gigawatt level. The combined dual-bend mode converter is fabricated and tested. The experimental results coincide well with the theoretical calculations and simulations, which demonstrates the feasibility of the designed converter.

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Author for correspondence: Xuhao Zhao, E-mail: allenzhaoxh@qq.com

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Analysis and design of TEM-TE11 coaxial waveguide bend mode converters

  • Qiang Zhang (a1), Xuhao Zhao (a1), Chengwei Yuan (a1) and Jiande Zhang (a1)

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