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Millimeter-Wave Beamrider And Radar Systems
Author(s): R. W. McMillan; R. G. Shackelford; J. J. Gallagher
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses three brassboard millimeter wave systems which are being built for the Army by Georgia Tech. These systems are: (1) a 94 GHz coherent transmitter/receiver, (2) a 140 GHz incoherent transmitter/receiver, and (3) a 220 GHz radar. The first two systems are to be used primarily for evaluation of millimeter guidance techniques, and the third will be used to evaluate performance of a 220 GHz radar system in a tank-mounted, target acquisition application. All of the systems use extended interaction oscillator transmitters and Schottky-barrier mixer receivers, and the radar employs a unique quasi-optical duplexer, and an all solid-state receiver.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 1981
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0259, Millimeter Optics, (27 February 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.959658
Show Author Affiliations
R. W. McMillan, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
R. G. Shackelford, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
J. J. Gallagher, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


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

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