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Modal analysis of bi-isotropic H-guides

Canto, João R. ; Paiva, C. R. ; Barbosa, A.

Progress in Electromagnetics Research Vol. 111, Nº -, pp. 1 - 24, January, 2011.

ISSN (print): 1559-8985
ISSN (online): 1559-8985

Scimago Journal Ranking: 1,26 (in 2011)

Digital Object Identifier: 10.2528/PIER10093004

Using a building block approach which combines a transverse resonance method with a mode-matching technique, a rigorous analysis of a lossless bi-isotropic H-guide is presented. First, the modal equation of a parallel-plate waveguide containing the inner medium of the H-guide is obtained. Then, a mode matching technique is used to develop a full-wave analysis of the H-guide. The influence of nonreciprocity on the guidance properties of the structure is discussed.