Branch-line Couplers for Ka-band Multi Feed Satellite Antennas

Conference: GeMiC 2009 - German Microwave Conference
03/16/2009 - 03/18/2009 at München, Germany

Proceedings: GeMiC 2009

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Schneider, Michael; Chang, Wulu (Astrium GmbH, 81663 Munich, Germany)

In this paper we compare branch-line couplers for Ka-band multi feed satellite antennas in waveguide and barline technology. For the comparison the simulated RF performance is considered as well as mechanical, thermal and accommodation aspects.