A contribution to the design of wideband tunable second harmonic mode millimeter-wave InP-TED oscillators above 110 GHz

  • Anders Rydberg
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Abstract

Second harmonic InP-TED oscillators are investigated for frequencies above 110 GHz using different mounts and TED's. It is found that state of the art output powers, comparable to Schottky-varactor multipliers, of more than 2 mW can be generated above 190 GHz by reducing the capsule parasitics. Output power up to 216 GHz are observed. The tuning range above 110 GHz is found to be more than 40%. Using theoretical waveguide models the tuning behaviour of the oscillators is also investigated.

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InP-TED millimeter-wave second-harmonic theory experiments 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anders Rydberg
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  1. 1.Department of Radio and Space Science and Onsala Space ObservatoryChalmers University of TechnologyGöteborgSweden

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