8 October 2010 MMIC technology for spectroscopy applications
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Millimeter-wave monolithic integrated circuit (MMIC) technology is now widely recognized as a key to many modern applications in safety and security, ranging from near and far-field imaging and sensing to non-invasive material inspection. In this paper, we apply our state-of-the-art MMIC technology to the analysis of gaseous media by spectroscopic techniques. The paper presents recent developments of amplifying and frequency-translating MMICs based on metamorphic HEMT technology and their application to the spectroscopic analysis of the frequency range from 250 to 330 GHz, including the important absorption line of water around 321 GHz.
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Ingmar Kallfass, Ingmar Kallfass, Axel Tessmann, Axel Tessmann, A. Huelsmann, A. Huelsmann, Arnulf Leuther, Arnulf Leuther, John S. Cetnar, John S. Cetnar, Jade M. Noble, Jade M. Noble, Douglas T. Petkie, Douglas T. Petkie, } "MMIC technology for spectroscopy applications", Proc. SPIE 7837, Millimetre Wave and Terahertz Sensors and Technology III, 783703 (8 October 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.865054; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.865054
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