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Noise Performance Of Millimeter-Wave Mixed Tunneling And Avalanche Transit-Time (MITATT) Oscillators
Author(s): H. C. Yen; P. Basay; R. Anderson
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Paper Abstract

A 130 GHz GaAs Schottky-barrier diode oscillator operated in the MITATT mode is described. Preliminary results show that the noise performance of a MITATT source is indeed lower than that of an IMPATT source. With further improvement, MITATT diode oscil-lators can be useful for medium power, low noise applications above 100 GHz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1983
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0423, Millimeter Wave Technology II, (14 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936159
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H. C. Yen, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
P. Basay, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)
R. Anderson, Hughes Aircraft Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0423:
Millimeter Wave Technology II
James C. Wiltse, Editor(s)

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