Patent Number: 6,294,965

Title: Stripline balun

Abstract: A surface mount balun includes a first stripline segment having a first and second end, a first balanced port connected to the first end, and a second balanced port connected to the second end, a second stripline segment overlapping and coupled to the first stripline segment, and having a third end adjacent to the first end of the first stripline segment and a fourth end disposed approximately adjacent to the center of the first stripline segment, a third stripline segment overlapping and coupled to the first stripline segment, and having a fifth end adjacent to the second end of the first stripline segment and a sixth end disposed approximately adjacent to the center of the first stripline segment, and a third, unbalanced port connected to the sixth end of the third stripline segment.

Inventors: Merrill; Jeffrey Craig (East Syracuse, NY), Ostergaard; Hans Peter (Jamesville, NY)

Assignee: Anaren Microwave, Inc.

International Classification: H01P 5/10 (20060101); H01P 005/10 ()

Expiration Date: 09/25/2018