Multichroic Polarization Sensitive Planar Antennas with Resonant Cold-Electron Bolometers for Cosmology Experiments

  • L. S. Kuzmin
  • A. V. ChiginevEmail author
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Two types of planar multichroic antennas are reviewed. Frequency and beam characteristics of the antennas are calculated numerically. Both antennas are shown to have characteristics satisfying the ESA requirements.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E. AlekseevNizhny NovgorodRussian Federation
  2. 2.Chalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Institute for Physics of Microstructures, Russian Academy of Science (RAS)Nizhny NovgorodRussian Federation

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