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On The Measurement Of Mm-Wave Propagation Characteristics Of GaAs Microstrip Lines
Author(s): Robert R. Romanofsky; Kim Adaway; Kul B. Bhasin
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Paper Abstract

A thorough analytical procedure is developed for evaluating the frequency dependent loss characteristics and effective permittivity of millimeter-wave microstrip lines. The technique is based on the measured reflection coefficient of microstrip resonator pairs. Experimental data including Q factor, effective relative permittivity, and fringing for 50 Ω lines on GaAs was obtained. Effects of an imperfect open circuit, coupling losses, and loading of the resonant frequency are considered. A cosine tapered ridge guide fixture was used to characterize the resonators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 18 November 1989
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1039, 13th Intl Conf on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, (18 November 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.978456
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Robert R. Romanofsky, Lewis Research. Center (United States)
Kim Adaway, Lewis Research. Center (United States)
Kul B. Bhasin, Lewis Research. Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1039:
13th Intl Conf on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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