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Publication Citation: Complex Permittivity Measurements at Millimeter Wave Frequencies

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Author(s): Billy F. Riddle; Michael D. Janezic;
Title: Complex Permittivity Measurements at Millimeter Wave Frequencies
Published: April 23, 2007
Abstract: Contemporary circuit designers are requiring larger bandwidths from microsystems to accomodate the ever-increasing demand for denser content. The electrical performance of these microsystems is intrisically related to the electromagnetic properties of the materials. Methods using the Fabry-Perot resonator (FPR) have found widespread use in systems developed for measuring material properties at millimeter wave frequencies. This paper will provide a brief overview of the theory and methodology of Fabry-Perot resonators and present measurements of selected materials made with the FPR system currently in use at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Conference: IMAPS/ACerS 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Ceramic Interconnect and Ceramic Microsystems Technologies
Location: Denver, CO
Dates: April 23-26, 2007
Keywords: complex permittivity,Fabry-Perot resonator,millimeter waves
Research Areas: Electromagnetics
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