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Pan et al. 1983

Pan, S.-K., M.J. Feldman, A.R. Kerr, and P. Timblee, 1983: Low-noise 115-GHz receiver using superconducting tunnel junctions. Appl. Phys. Lett., 43, 786-788, doi:10.1063/1.94455.

A 110-118-GHz receiver based on a superconducting quasiparticle tunnel junction mixer is described. The single-sideband noise temperature is as low as 68±3 K. This is nearly twice the sensitivity of any other receiver at this frequency. The receiver was designed using a low-frequency scale model in conjunction with the quantum mixer theory. A scaled version of the receiver for operation at 46 GHz has a single-sideband noise temperature of 55 K. The factors leading to the success of this design are discussed.

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  author={Pan, S.-K. and Feldman, M. J. and Kerr, A. R. and Timblee, P.},
  title={Low-noise 115-GHz receiver using superconducting tunnel junctions},
  journal={Applied Physics Letters},

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ID  - pa07100z
AU  - Pan, S.-K.
AU  - Feldman, M. J.
AU  - Kerr, A. R.
AU  - Timblee, P.
PY  - 1983
TI  - Low-noise 115-GHz receiver using superconducting tunnel junctions
JA  - Appl. Phys. Lett.
JO  - Applied Physics Letters
VL  - 43
SP  - 786
EP  - 788
DO  - 10.1063/1.94455
ER  -

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