Infrared and Millimeter Waves V15

Infrared and Millimeter Waves V15

Millimeter Components and Techniques, Part VI

1st Edition - January 1, 1986

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  • Editor: Kenneth J. Button
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323156691

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Infrared and Millimeter Waves, Volume 15: Millimeter Components and Techniques, Part VI is concerned with millimeter-wave guided propagation and integrated circuits. This book covers low-noise receiver technology for near-millimeter wavelengths; dielectric image-line antennas; EHF satellite communications (SATCOM) terminal antennas; and semiconductor antennas for millimeter-wave integrated circuits. A scanning airborne radiometer for 30 and 90 GHz and a self-oscillating mixer are also described. This monograph is comprised of six chapters and begins with a discussion on the design of low-noise receivers, with emphasis on problems encountered at near-millimeter wavelengths. Optimization of the material parameters and device topology for both Schottky-barrier diodes and superconducting mixer elements are considered. Some representative examples of state-of-the-art mixers and receivers, designed to operate at frequencies of 100-1000 GHz, are given in order to illustrate the way in which practical, high-performance millimeter-wave devices can be constructed. The following chapters focus on a scanning airborne radiometer for 30 and 90 GHz; a self-oscillating mixer; dielectric image-line antennas; and EHF SATCOM terminal antennas. The final chapter is devoted to semiconductor dipole antennas for millimeter-wave sensors, with particular reference to the basic concepts leading to the development of semiconductor dipoles. A theoretical formulation for tubular semiconductor dipoles is outlined and numerical results are presented to assess their characteristics. This text will be a valuable resource for physicists and electronics and electrical engineers.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors


    Chapter 1 Low-Noise Receiver Technology for Near-Millimeter Wavelengths

    I. Introduction

    II. Quasi-Optical Systems for Near-Millimeter-Wavelength Receivers

    III. Schottky-Barrier-Diode Mixers

    IV. Superconducting Device Technology

    V. The InSb Bolometer Mixer

    VI. Local-Oscillator Sources

    VII. An Example of a Practical Millimeter-Wave System: A 200-350-GHz Multiple-Mixer, Cryogenic Receiver

    VIII. Future Developments


    Chapter 2 A Scanning Airborne Radiometer for 30 and 90 GHz

    I. Introduction

    II. Some General Concepts of Radiometry

    III. Lens Antenna Principles and Manufacturing

    IV. The Scanner

    V. Beam Geometry

    VI. The Radiometer

    VII. System Performance

    VIII. Control and Data Handling

    IX. Radiometric Image Presentation

    X. Results


    Chapter 3 The Self-Oscillating Mixer: Background Theory and Experiments

    I. Introduction

    II. Analysis of Gunn Oscillator

    III. Modes of Operation in Resonant Circuits

    IV. Modulation and Noise, Measurement in Heterodyne Operation

    V. Dielectric Image-Guide Device Design

    VI. Description of Experiments

    VII. Experimental Data on the Self-Oscillating Mixer

    VIII. Discussion of Results

    IX. Conclusions

    Appendix A

    Appendix B: Equivalent Circuit of Self-Oscillating Mixer

    Appendix C

    Appendix D: Design of Dielectric Transmission Lines at 60 GHz


    Chapter 4 Review of Dielectric Image-Line Antennas

    I. Introduction

    II. Radiation from Discontinuities

    III. Leaky-Wave Antennas

    IV. Electronic Beam Scanning

    V. Broadside-Radiating Traveling-Wave Arrays

    VI. Two-Dimensional Arrays

    VII. Conclusion


    Chapter 5 EHF SATCOM Terminal Antennas

    I. Introduction

    II. Communications System Requirements

    III. Antenna System Performance Factors

    IV. The Antenna System

    V. Antenna System Examples

    VI. Conclusion


    Chapter 6 Semiconductor Antennas for Millimeter-Wave Integrated Circuits

    I. Introduction

    II. Fundamentals of Semiconductor Antennas

    III. Theory

    IV. Monolithic Integration

    V. Conclusions



Product details

  • No. of pages: 306
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1986
  • Published: January 1, 1986
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323156691

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Kenneth J. Button

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