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1 July 1991 Ka-band MMIC array feed development for deep space applications
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Ka-band MMIC transmitter arrays are under development at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for future deep space and ground communication needs. A high efficiency full aperture active antenna array is desired to demonstrate solid state array technology for future NASA missions. This paper reports on a 5 watt Ka-band phased array feed and a full aperture active array for a mobile terminal which are being developed to characterize the design tradeoffs and potential of solid state Ka-band MMIC array communication systems.
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Thomas W. Cooley, A. Lance Riley, Richard A. Crist, Lin Sukamoto, V. Jamnejad, and Daniel L. Rascoe "Ka-band MMIC array feed development for deep space applications", Proc. SPIE 1475, Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits for Sensors, Radar, and Communications Systems, (1 July 1991);

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