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Detection Of Upper Atmospheric Constituents Using Submillimeter Wave (SMMW) Heterodyne Radiometry
Author(s): Nelson McAvoy; Virgil G. Kunde
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Paper Abstract

Typical of new applications of the rapidly developing submillimeter wave (SMMW) technology is the detection and sounding of upper atmospheric constituents. Before discussing this application it is appropriate to review coherent receiver concepts as they pass from the microwaves and mm-waves through the infrared. This is necessary because SMMAI is being approached from both ends of the spectrum conceptually and with experimental apparatus.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 August 1977
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0105, Far Infrared/Submillimeter Wave: Technology/Applications, (26 August 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955447
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Nelson McAvoy, Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)
Virgil G. Kunde, Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0105:
Far Infrared/Submillimeter Wave: Technology/Applications
Thomas S. Hartwick; Dean T. Hodges, Editor(s)

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