Accession Number:

ADD013289

Title:

Millimeter Wave Dielectric Waveguide Rotary Joint.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 14 Aug 81, patented 25 Oct 83,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1983-10-25

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A dielectric waveguide is used as a connecting medium in a rotary joint transmitting waveguide energy in the 3 mm region. The dielectric waveguide is fastened within a ball bearing race to provide relative motion between the gimballed and stationary waveguide structure. Launch horns are used to enhance transmission through said dielectric waveguide.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE