December 1983 | Technical Note NBS TN 1071
Design and Error Analysis for the WR10 Thermal Noise Standard
William C. Daywitt
Abstract: This note describes the design and error analysis of a WR10 thermal noise power standard. This standard is designed to operate at the boiling point of liquid nitrogen with a noise temperature output accurate to ± 1 K.
Keywords: millimeter wave; diffraction; antenna; error analysis; plane-wave scattering matrix; noise standard; antenna efficiency
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