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State-Of-The-Art In Coherent Near-mm Detectors
Author(s): Peter E. Tannenwald
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Paper Abstract

The different types of coherent millimeter and submillimeter detectors are reviewed. Emphasis is placed on heterodyne detection using GaAs Schottky diodes as quasi-optical mixers. A sufficiently sensitive radiometer has been developed to make the first ground-based submillimeter astronomical experiment using a laser local oscillator. Results for a millimeter wave monolithic mixer and a solid state local oscillator are also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 1981
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 0259, Millimeter Optics, (27 February 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959635
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Peter E. Tannenwald, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0259:
Millimeter Optics
George A. Tanton, Editor(s)

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