Accession Number : ADA319049

Title :   Superconducting Spiral with Integrated Coplanar Balun.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Oct 93-Jan 95,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIV CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Neel, Michael M.

PDF Url : ADA319049

Report Date : SEP 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 90

Abstract : This report presents the design and construction of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) spiral antenna with an integrated coplanar waveguide feed. Test results are shown to compare a HTS spiral with a normal metal spiral, indicating a large increase in gain at lower than usual frequencies.

Descriptors :   *SPIRAL ANTENNAS, OPTIMIZATION, COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN, WAVEGUIDES, HIGH TEMPERATURE SUPERCONDUCTORS, ANTENNA RADIATION PATTERNS, ANTENNA APERTURES, ANTENNA FEEDS.

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE