Stability of heterodyne terahertz receivers

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Kooi, J. W.; Baselmans, J. J. A.; Baryshev, A.; Schieder, R.; Hajenius, M.; Gao, J. R.; Klapwijk, T. M.; Voronov, B.; Gol'tsman, G.;
(2006)
  • Publisher: American Institute of Physics
  • Subject: niobium compounds | receivers | heterodyne detection | Caltech Library Services | bolometers | electron-phonon interactions | mixers (circuits)

In this paper we discuss the stability of heterodyne terahertz receivers based on small volume NbN phonon cooled hot electron bolometers (HEBs). The stability of these receivers can be broken down in two parts: the intrinsic stability of the HEB mixer and the stability ... View more
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