Modal analysis of bi-isotropic H-guides
Canto, João R.
Paiva, C. R.
Progress in Electromagnetics Research Vol. 111, Nº -, pp. 1 - 24, January, 2011.
ISSN (print): 1559-8985
ISSN (online): 1559-8985
Journal Impact Factor: 4,735 (in 2008)
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.