Microstrip line versus Coplanar Waveguide(CPW)

This page on Microstrip line versus Coplanar Waveguide(CPW) provide difference between Microstrip line and Coplanar Waveguide(CPW).

Feature Microstrip line Coplanar Waveguide(CPW)
Dispersion High Low
Losses Low High
Coupling High Low
Design flexibility Low High
Circuit size Large Small
Backside processing Yes No
Via Holes Yes No


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