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17 February 2003 Design of broadband filters and antennas for SAMBA
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We present a design for multipixel, multiband submillimeter instrument: SAMBA (Superconducting Antenna-coupled, Multi-frequency, Bolometric Array). SAMBA uses antenna coupled bolometers and microstrip filters. The concept allows for a much more compact, multiband imager compared to a comparable feedhorn-coupled bolometric system. SAMBA incorporates an array of slot antennas, superconducting transmission lines, a wide band multiplexer and superconducting transition edge bolometers. The transition-edge film measures the millimeter-wave power deposited in the resistor that terminates the transmission line.
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Alexey Goldin, James J. Bock, Cynthia L. Hunt, Andrew E. Lange, Henry G. LeDuc, Anastasios Vayonakis, and Jonas Zmuidzinas "Design of broadband filters and antennas for SAMBA", Proc. SPIE 4855, Millimeter and Submillimeter Detectors for Astronomy, (17 February 2003); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.459677
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