A 0-55-GHz coplanar waveguide to coplanar strip transition

Dimitrios E. Anagnostou*, Matt Morton, John Papapolymerou, Christos G. Christodoulou

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A broadband coplanar waveguide (CPW) to coplanar strip (CPS) transmission line transition directly integrated with an RF microelectromechanical systems reconfigurable multiband antenna is presented in this paper. This transition design exhibits very good performance up to 55 GHz, and uses a minimum number of dissimilar transmission line sections and wire bonds, achieving a low-loss and low-cost balancing solution to feed planar antenna designs. The transition design methodology that was followed is described and measurement results are presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-6
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2008


  • Antenna feed
  • Coplanar strip (CPS)
  • Coplanar stripline
  • Coplanar waveguide (CPW)
  • Transition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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