High performance MM-wave balanced mixers for Ka band down converters

  • T. C. Ho
  • C. Y. Chang
  • K. Chou


The design and development of mm-wave fin-line and crossbar suspended stripline balanced mixer with GaAs beamlead diodes for Ka-Band downconverters is described. A conversion loss of 5.9±0.6 dB over the frequency band 32 to 36 GHz has been achieved in a crossbar stripline structure, and 6.5±0.7 dB over the frequency band 26.5 to 40 GHz in a fin-line with suspended stripline structure. Integrated circuit components, such as suspended stripline filters and transitions were also developed.


GaAs Frequency Band Integrate Circuit Circuit Component Conversion Loss 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Ho
    • 1
  • C. Y. Chang
    • 1
  • K. Chou
    • 1
  1. 1.Chung Shan Institute of Science and TechnologyTaiwanRepublic of China

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