Accession Number : ADD004613

Title :   Multiple Polarization Switch.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Beno,Lawrence A

Report Date : 21 Jun 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This patent describes a multiple polarization switch which provides horizontal, vertical, right-hand circular and left-hand circular polarization from a single microwave source for use with a quadrature feed antenna. The device is comprised of a hybrid coupler, isolation switch, and cross-over switch with a narrow band design accomplished by shunt pin diodes controlled by external D. C. current sources of the proper polarity. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Microwave equipment, *Electronic switches, *Polarizers, Antenna feeds, Radar antennas, Antijamming, Strip transmission lines, Switching circuits

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE