19 August 1994 Quasi-optical reflection circulator: progress in theory and millimeter wave experiments
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Proceedings Volume 2211, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves; (1994) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.183022
Event: Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves and Applications: International Conference, 1994, San Diego, CA, United States
Abstract
Development of a reflection circulator designed for use in quasi-optical beam systems is reported. Requirements of a millimeter-wave radar motivated the project, but the attractive performance features of the device, including broad bandwidth and high power capability, make it suitable for other applications as well. The discussion includes the underlying principle of nonreciprocity, problems of Faraday rotation, refraction, and polarization- insensitive anti-reflection matching at oblique angles of propagation. Comparisons of experimental measurements with a computational model show excellent agreement.
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J. A. Weiss, J. A. Weiss, Neville W. Harris, Neville W. Harris, Benjamin Lax, Benjamin Lax, G. F. Dionne, G. F. Dionne, } "Quasi-optical reflection circulator: progress in theory and millimeter wave experiments", Proc. SPIE 2211, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves, (19 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.183022; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.183022
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