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A single-stage, two-channel Ka-band to digital, thermal compensating receiver for SWOT

  title={A single-stage, two-channel Ka-band to digital, thermal compensating receiver for SWOT},
  author={Paul R. Siqueira and Russell Tessier and Anthony Swochak and Kan Fu and Daniel Esteban-Fernandez and Brandon Heavey},
In this paper, we discuss the progress being made on the design and construction of the single-stage, two-channel Kaband thermal compensating receiver for the Surface Water and Ocean Topography mission (SWOT). The fundamental signature utilized by SWOT for performing topographic measurements of the ocean and surface water is that of the interferometric phase between two channels in the receiver. While the frequency of 35 GHz has the advantage of a compact spacecraft structure and allowing a… Expand

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