The purpose of this paper is the investigation of the main Gunn diode oscillator characteristics with a hemispherical dielectric resonator which is shielded by a metal cylinder. The frequency, output power and electronic tuning of frequency, the steepness of which allows one to estimate the frequency stability in relation to the parasitic change of the Gunn diode voltage, and their comparative analysis with the characteristics of generation in a similar open dielectric resonator.

Meeting Name

Fourth International Kharkov Symposium on Physics and Engineering of Millimeter and Sub-Millimeter Waves, 2001


Electrical and Computer Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

DRO; EHF; Gunn Diode Oscillator Characteristics; Gunn Diode Voltage; Gunn Oscillators; MM-Wave Oscillator Characteristics; Circuit Tuning; Dielectric Resonator Oscillators; Electromagnetic Shielding; Electronic Tuning; Frequency Stability; Metal Cylinder Shield; Millimetre Wave Oscillators; Output Power; Shielded Hemispherical Dielectric Resonator; Solid-State Oscillators

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Article - Conference proceedings

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Final Version

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