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A Terahertz Grid Frequency Doubler

Moussessian, Alina and Wanke, Michael C. and Li, Yongjun and Chiao, Jung-Chih and Hegmann, Frank A. and Allen, S. James and Crowe, Thomas W. and Rutledge, David B. (1997) A Terahertz Grid Frequency Doubler. In: 1997 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium digest. IEEE , Piscataway, N.J., pp. 683-686. ISBN 0-7803-3814-6.

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We present a 144-element terahertz quasi-optical grid frequency doubler. The grid is a planar structure with bow-tie antennas as a unit cell each loaded with a planar Schottky diode. The grid has an output power of 5.5 mW at 1 THz for 3.1-μs, 500-GHz input pulses with a peak power of 36 W. This is the largest recorded output power for a multiplier at terahertz frequencies.

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Additional Information:© 1997 IEEE. Date of Current Version: 06 August 2002. We would like to thank the Physical Optics Corporation, the Army Research Office and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for their support.
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Official Citation:Moussessian, A.; Wanke, M.C.; Yongjun Li; Jung-Chih Chiao; Hegmann, F.A.; Allen, S.J.; Crowe, T.W.; Rutledge, D.B.; , "A terahertz grid frequency doubler," Microwave Symposium Digest, 1997., IEEE MTT-S International , vol.2, no., pp.683-686 vol.2, 8-13 Jun 1997 doi: 10.1109/MWSYM.1997.602883 URL:
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