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Advances in Radio Science An open-access journal of the U.R.S.I. Landesausschuss in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland e.V.

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Adv. Radio Sci., 4, 21-24, 2006
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04 Sep 2006
A varactor tuned low-cost 24 GHz harmonic VCO
M. O. Olbrich, L. Huang, and E. M. Biebl Fachgebiet Höchstfrequenztechnik, Technische Universität München, 80290 München, Germany
Abstract. We present a low-cost 24 GHz VCO that is based on a microstrip design combined with discrete packaged devices. The output frequency is generated by a harmonic oscillator. The tunabilty was reached using a varactor diode. Two versions of the VCO were built, one has a wide tuning range of 1.1 GHz and the other one has a high output power of 3.7 dBm.

Citation: Olbrich, M. O., Huang, L., and Biebl, E. M.: A varactor tuned low-cost 24 GHz harmonic VCO, Adv. Radio Sci., 4, 21-24,, 2006.
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