Accession Number:

ADA009777

Title:

Production Engineering Measure for Low Noise Solid-State Oscillator.

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly rept. no. 6, 19 Aug 73-19 Nov 73,

Corporate Author:

MICROWAVE ASSOCIATES INC BURLINGTON MASS

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

33.0

Abstract:

The power, efficiency and operating frequency specifications can be met over a wide range of breakdown voltage IMPATT diodes. The AM noise figure appears to be the most critical diode specification and the higher breakdown voltage diodes appear to give superior performance. Diode reliability for the IMPATT diodes is a serious problem and degradation with subsequent failure is the norm. A prototype oscillator was assembled. This oscillator met power output, electronic tuning, frequency pulling and pushing and power pushing. The oscillator failed to meet the specifications of AM noise and power pulling.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE