A Martin-Puplett Interferometer Side-Band Separation Module for 600 – 720 GHz

Andrei Barychev, Wolfgang Wild

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A side-band separation receiver module for the 600 to 720 GHz ALMA band is
proposed. The design is based on a cold Martin-Puplett Interferometer (MPI) with
reflective optics. The operation principle and design parameters of the module are
presented. The MPI SSB module performance with lossless optical components is
compared with a DSB module using the same mixer and taking into account an
atmospheric model for the 600 to 720 GHz band.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
VolumeALMA Memo #299
Publication statusPublished - Mar-2000

Publication series

NameALMA Memo Series

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