International Journal of Infrared and Millimeter Waves

, Volume 10, Issue 9, pp 1043–1049 | Cite as

183 GHz double diode subharmonically pumped mixer

  • C. M. Mann
  • D. N. Matheson
  • M. R. B. Jones


A double diode subharmonically pumped mixer is described. A diode-whisker contacting arrangement has been developed which avoids many of the problems associated with whisker contacts. Early tests indicate that the circuit structure is rugged and capable of good electrical performance.


Electrical Performance Early Test Circuit Structure Good Electrical Performance Double Diode 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. M. Mann
    • 1
  • D. N. Matheson
    • 1
  • M. R. B. Jones
    • 2
  1. 1.Rutherford Appleton LaboratoryDidcot, OxonUK
  2. 2.Marconi Space SystemsPortsmouthUK

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