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19 August 1994 660- to 690-GHz open structure SIS receiver for submillimeter radioastronomy
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Proceedings Volume 2211, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.183019
Event: Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves and Applications: International Conference, 1994, San Diego, CA, United States
Abstract
A 690 GHz receiver was built up by mounting a 690 GHz mixer element in an existing open structure mixer and by upgrading a solid state oscillator used around 345 GHz previously to the 660 to 700 GHz range. A double sideband noise temperature <500 K was accomplished and verified by a laboratory measurement of the 12CO (6-5) molecular line at 691.5 GHz. The mixer is operated at a bath temperature <2.5 K. A particular feature of this receiver is the use of one single SIS contact of submicron dimension. Its production and production and specific merits are addressed.
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Hermann Rothermel, M. Voss, and K. H. Gundlach "660- to 690-GHz open structure SIS receiver for submillimeter radioastronomy", Proc. SPIE 2211, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves, (19 August 1994); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.183019
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