An input coupler for a W-band gyro-TWA

Zhang, Liang and He, Wenlong and Donaldson, Craig R. and Ronald, Kevin and McElhinney, Paul and Cross, Adrian W.; (2013) An input coupler for a W-band gyro-TWA. In: 2013 6th UK, Europe, China Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop (UCMMT). IEEE, ITA, pp. 1-2. ISBN 9781479909834

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    Abstract

    The input coupler that is used to launch the desired wave into the interaction region is an important component for a gyro-TWA. In this paper, a side-wall rectangular-to-circular coupler aiming to achieve a high coupling coefficient was designed for a W-band gyro-TWA. A broadband reflector was optimized to take the place of the cut-off waveguide to allow a much bigger beam tunnel to reduce the alignment difficulty.

    ORCID iDs

    Zhang, Liang ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6317-0395, He, Wenlong ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7018-0527, Donaldson, Craig R. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6627-2461, Ronald, Kevin ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8585-0746, McElhinney, Paul and Cross, Adrian W. ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7672-1283;