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Receivers for the microwave radiometer on Juno

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dc.contributor.author Maiwald, F.
dc.contributor.author Russell, D.
dc.contributor.author Dawson, D.
dc.contributor.author Hatch, W.
dc.contributor.author Brown, S.
dc.contributor.author Oswald, J.
dc.contributor.author Janssen, M.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-02T17:48:43Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-02T17:48:43Z
dc.date.issued 2009-06-07
dc.identifier.citation IMS 2009, Boston, MA, 2009 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 08-4732
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/41573
dc.description.abstract Six receivers for the MicroWave Radiometer (MWR) are currently under development at JPL. These receivers cover a frequency range of 0.6 to 22 GHz in approximately octave steps, with 4 % bandwidth. For calibration and diagnosis three noise diodes and a Dicke switch are integrated into each receiver. Each receiver is connected to its own antenna which is mounted with its bore sights perpendicular to the spin axis of the spacecraft. As the spacecraft spins at 2 RPM, the antenna field of view scans Jupiter’s atmosphere from limb to nadir to limb, measuring microwave emission down to 1000-bar. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL, IEEE MTT-S en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2008 en_US
dc.subject Receivers en_US
dc.subject Dicke switches en_US
dc.subject microwaves en_US
dc.subject noise diodes en_US
dc.subject low noise amplifiers en_US
dc.title Receivers for the microwave radiometer on Juno en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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