Miniaturization trends in Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) filters: A review Articles uri icon

publication date

  • December 2020

start page

  • 223287

end page

  • 223305


  • 8

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2169-3536


  • This review provides an overview of the technological advancements and miniaturization trends in Substrate Integrated Waveguide (SIW) filters. SIW is an emerging planar waveguide structure for the transmission of electromagnetic (EM) waves. SIW structure consists of two parallel copper plates which are connected by a series of vias or continuous perfect electric conductor (PEC) channels. SIW is a suitable choice for designing and developing the microwave and millimetre-wave (mm-Wave) radio frequency (RF) components: because it has compact dimensions, low insertion loss, high-quality factor (QF), and can easily integrate with planar RF components. SIW technology enjoys the advantages of the classical bulky waveguides in a planar structure; thus is a promising choice for microwave and mm-Wave RF components.


  • Electronics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Physics
  • Telecommunications


  • coupling topology; filters; isolation; metallic via; substrate integrated waveguide (siw); transmission zero (tz)