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Design of a wideband 900 GHz balanced frequency tripler for radioastronomy

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dc.contributor.author Tripon-Canseliet, Charlotte
dc.contributor.author Maestrini, Alain
dc.contributor.author Mehdi, Imran
dc.date.accessioned 2007-01-12T18:36:35Z
dc.date.available 2007-01-12T18:36:35Z
dc.date.issued 2004-09-30
dc.identifier.citation Infrared and Millimeterwave Conference, Karlsrhue, Germany, September 28-30, 2004. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 04-2546
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/40037
dc.description.abstract We report on the design of a fix-tuned split-block waveguide balanced frequency tripler working nominally at 900GHz. It uses a GaAs Schottky planar diode pair in a balanced configuration. The circuit will be fabricated with JPL membrane technology in order to minimize dielectric loading. The multiplier is bias-less to dramatically ease the mounting and the operating procedure. At room temperature, the expected output power is 50- 130 µW in the band 800-970 GHz when the tripler is pumped with 4mW. By modifying the waveguide input and output matching circuit, the multiplier can be tuned to operate at lower frequencies. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 773850 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2004. en
dc.subject Schottky diode multipliers en
dc.title Design of a wideband 900 GHz balanced frequency tripler for radioastronomy en
dc.type Preprint en


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