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Rectangular-Waveguide Impedance



Dylan F. Williams, Jeffrey A. Jargon, Uwe Arz, Paul D. Hale


We discuss the role of the wave impedance in temporal measurements in rectangular waveguide and present a simple rule-of-thumb for estimating the difference of the temporal electric and magnetic field waveforms supported by the dominant TE10 mode. We also present an approach for more accurately estimating the complex wave impedance of the TE10 mode in lossy rectangular waveguide from propagation-constant measurements.
Proceedings Title
Automatic RF Techniques Group Microwave Measurements Conference
Conference Dates
May 22, 2015
Conference Location
Pheonix, AZ


calibration, rectangular waveguide, uncertainty analysis, vector network analyzer, wave impedance


Williams, D. , Jargon, J. , Arz, U. and Hale, P. (2015), Rectangular-Waveguide Impedance, Automatic RF Techniques Group Microwave Measurements Conference, Pheonix, AZ, [online], (Accessed July 13, 2024)


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Created May 22, 2015, Updated November 10, 2018