A new uniplanar coplanar waveguide/ slotline balanced mixer

Mohammad A. Saed, Jonathan D. Fredrick

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Abstract

This paper presents a new uniplanar microwave mixer circuit. The mixer utilizes even and odd modes on a coplanar waveguide to create a singly balanced mixer. The RF signal is fed quasi-optically as an even mode on a coplanar waveguide through a slot antenna while the local oscillator signal is fed to the same coplanar waveguide as an odd mode through an even-mode to odd-mode converter. The resulting mixer circuit is simple, compact, efficient, and can be scaled easily to millimeter wave frequencies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1531-1537
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Electromagnetic Waves and Applications
Volume13
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

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