IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - NbN hot electron bolometric mixers-a new technology for low-noise THz receivers

Author(s): E. Gerecht ; C.F. Musante ; Y. Zhuang ; K.S. Yngvesson ; G.N. Gol'tsman ; B.M. Voronov ; E.M. Gershenzon
Sponsor(s): IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 December 1999
Volume: 47
Page Count: 9
Page(s): 2,519 - 2,527
ISSN (Paper): 0018-9480
ISSN (Online): 1557-9670
DOI: 10.1109/22.809001
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New advances in hot electron bolometer (HEB) mixers have recently resulted in record-low receiver noise temperatures at terahertz frequencies. We have developed quasi-optically coupled NbN HEB... View More

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