Novel miniaturised wideband baluns for MIC and MMIC applications Academic Article uri icon


  • Very compact novel planar broadband baluns are described. Each balun consists of two Lange couplers. Less than 0-3 dB and 2.5 for the amplitude and phase balances, respectively, have been measured over the 1.0-2.2 GHz bandwidth for a microstrip balun. As compared with other reported baluns, these baluns are simpler, more compact, easier to design, and fabricated on only one side of the substrate. They are thus very attractive for microwave integrated (MIC) and monolithic integrated circuit (MMIC) applications. 1993, The Institution of Electrical Engineers. All rights reserved.

published proceedings

  • Electronics Letters

altmetric score

  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Nguyen, C., & Smith, D.

citation count

  • 12

complete list of authors

  • Nguyen, C||Smith, D

publication date

  • January 1993