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Quasi-Optical Planar Mixers For Millimeter-Wave Imaging Applications
Author(s): Tatsuo Itoh
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Paper Abstract

Focal-plane sensor arrays promise to enhance the performance of quasi-optical millimeter-wave imaging systems. We have developed two kinds of quasi-optical mixers for use in such arrays. Both mixers are planar and can be fabricated on high-dielectric-constant substrates by photolithography. Mixer models tested at X-band showed conversion losses as low as 6.5 dB ± 3 dB, and preliminary tests at 35 GHz indicate these devices will work well at millimeter wavelengths.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 October 1983
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0423, Millimeter Wave Technology II, (14 October 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.936161
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Tatsuo Itoh, University of Texas at Austin (United States)


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

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