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5.1: Introduction

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    This chapter introduces a wide variety of passive components. It is not possible to be comprehensive, as there is an enormous catalog of microwave elements and scores of variations, and new concepts are introduced every year. At microwave frequencies distributed components can be constructed that have features with particular properties related to coupling, to traveling waves, and to storage of EM energy. Sometimes it is possible to develop lumped-element equivalents of the distributed elements by using the LC ladder model of a transmission line thus realizing lumped-element circuits that would be difficult to imagine otherwise.


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