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Multiband chirp transform spectrometer for the microwave remote sensing of middle-atmospheric trace gases
Author(s): Paul Hartogh; Klaus Osterschek
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Paper Abstract

A new generation of submillimeter wave limb sounders require multiband real time spectrometer backends with high constraints on mass, size and power consumption. A new concept, the multiband chirp transform spectrometer (MBCTS) was developed for this purpose. The MBCTS was chosen to be suitable for the Advanced Microwave Atmospheric Sounder (AMAS), a European instrument, which is currently in the breadboarding phase and is planned to be flown in 1999. The basic concept and the development status of the multiband CTS are described.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 December 1995
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2583, Advanced and Next-Generation Satellites, (15 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228573
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Paul Hartogh, Max-Planck-Institut fur Aeronomie (Germany)
Klaus Osterschek, Daimler-Benz-Aerospace (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2583:
Advanced and Next-Generation Satellites
Hiroyuki Fujisada; Martin N. Sweeting, Editor(s)

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