International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves

, Volume 19, Issue 6, pp 817–825

Lithographic Dipole Antenna Properties at 10 μm Wavelength: Comparison of Method-of-Moments Predictions with Experiment

  • E. N. Grossman
  • J. A. Koch
  • C. D. Reintsema
  • A. Green
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1022620322622

Cite this article as:
Grossman, E.N., Koch, J.A., Reintsema, C.D. et al. International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves (1998) 19: 817. doi:10.1023/A:1022620322622

Abstract

Dipole antennas designed for operation at 10 μm wavelength have been fabricated by optical lithography and their properties measured by detection of CO2 laser radiation in integrated thin-film bolometers. We find a remarkably strong increase in cross-polarized signal as the antenna linewidth is increased. The measured beam pattern is a saddle point at broadside (local minimum in the H-plane, local maximum in the E-plane) as predicted by standard method-of-moments theory.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. N. Grossman
    • 1
  • J. A. Koch
    • 1
  • C. D. Reintsema
    • 1
  • A. Green
    • 2
  1. 1.National Institute of Standards and TechnologyBoulder
  2. 2.Scientific Applications International CorporationMaclean