Splitters and Couplers
Use the splitter and coupler objects and functions to create and visualize splitters and couplers used on a printed circuit board (PCB).
Wilkinson power splitters are commonly used as power dividers for lossless power division and matching between ports. An unequal Wilkinson splitter is used in FMCW radars to split power unequally between the transmitter and the local oscillator or to feed power to beam forming antenna arrays.
Couplers have the unique capability to divide power between two ports with a phase shift. A rat-race coupler splits power as the sum or the difference of the input powers between the output ports. A branchline coupler divides the input power between the output ports with a phase difference of 90 degrees. Lange couplers are used to combine or split power in a large range of frequencies.
|Create equal-split rat-race coupler or 180-degree-ring hybrid (Since R2021b)
|Create branch line coupler or quadrature hybrid (Since R2021b)
|Create single section or multi-section directional coupler in microstrip form (Since R2022b)
|Create equal split multisection branchline coupler or quadrature hybrid (Since R2023a)
|Create Wilkinson splitter in microstrip form on X-Y plane (Since R2021b)
|Create unequal Wilkinson splitter (Since R2021b)
|Create wideband Wilkinson power divider (Since R2022a)
|Create corporate power divider (Since R2022a)
|Create T-junction power splitter (Since R2022b)
|Create an SIW Splitter in microstrip form (Since R2023b)