23 July 2014 High performance WR-1.5 corrugated horn based on stacked rings
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We present the development and characterisation of a high frequency (500 – 750 GHz) corrugated horn based on stacked rings. A previous horn design, based on a Winston profile, has been adapted for the purpose of this manufacturing process without noticeable RF degradation. A subset of experimental results obtained using a vector network analyser are presented and compared to the predicted performance. These first results demonstrate that this technology is suitable for most commercial applications and also astronomical receivers in need of horn arrays at high frequencies.
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Bruno Maffei, Bruno Maffei, Arndt von Bieren, Arndt von Bieren, Emile de Rijk, Emile de Rijk, Jean-Philippe Ansermet, Jean-Philippe Ansermet, Giampaolo Pisano, Giampaolo Pisano, Stephen Legg, Stephen Legg, Alessandro Macor, Alessandro Macor, } "High performance WR-1.5 corrugated horn based on stacked rings", Proc. SPIE 9153, Millimeter, Submillimeter, and Far-Infrared Detectors and Instrumentation for Astronomy VII, 91532W (23 July 2014); doi: 10.1117/12.2056158; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2056158
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