Ultra-wideband MMICs for remote sensing applications

Tom Keinicke Johansen, Jens Vidkjær, Viktor Krozer

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Abstract

This paper presents an overview of the current activity at the Technical University of Denmark in the field of ultra-wideband monolitic microwave integrated circuits (MMICs) for next-generation high-resolution synthetic aperature radar (SAR) systems. The transfer function requirements for MMIC components in a wideband SAR systems are described. The design and performance of a DC-to-X-band SiGe HBT quadrature mixer and a C-band GaAs pHEMT downconverter are described. Experimental results demonstrates the usefulness of the designs for quadrature modulation/ demodulation and downconversion of ultra-wideband linear FM-modulated signals.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication33rd European Microwave Conference, 2003.
PublisherIEEE
Publication date2003
ISBN (Print)1-58053-834-7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Event33rd European Microwave Conference, 2003. - Munich, Germany
Duration: 1 Jan 2003 → …

Conference

Conference33rd European Microwave Conference, 2003.
CityMunich, Germany
Period01/01/2003 → …

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Johansen, T. K., Vidkjær, J., & Krozer, V. (2003). Ultra-wideband MMICs for remote sensing applications. In 33rd European Microwave Conference, 2003. IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/EUMA.2003.341094