A wide-band uniplanar mixer
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1999 IEEE. We report the development of a wideband uniplanar singly balanced diode mixer using a coplanar waveguide and a slot line. The first-design mixer has a measured conversion loss from 6 to 10 dB for the RF signal from 7.1 to 10. GHz and the LO signal of 3.5 dBm at 7 GHz. The LO-RF isolation is better than 20 dB, and the isolations from the IF to the LO and RF ports are more than 36 dB. This mixer circuit is simple and has a wide bandwidth and good interport isolations. Furthermore, its uniplanar nature allows solid-state devices to be mounted easily and no via-holes are needed for ground connections. These features are attractive for low-cost microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuits.
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IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium. 1999 Digest
IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium. 1999 Digest. Held in conjunction with: USNC/URSI National Radio Science Meeting (Cat. No.99CH37010)
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Pang-Chen Hsu, .., Cam Nguyen, .., & Kintis, M.
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