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STUDIES ON THE DYNAMICS OF BILATERALLY COUPLED X-BAND GUNN OSCILLATORS

By B. C. Sarkar, D. Sarkar, S. Sarkar, and J. Chakraborty

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Abstract:
The dynamics of a system comprising of two bilaterally coupled Gunn oscillators (BCGOs) has been examined using a circuit theoretic model of the Gunn oscillator (GO). The effects of coupling factors (kij) between i-th and j-th oscillators on the frequency-range of synchronized operation and the magnitude of common frequency of oscillation have been examined semi-analytically and by numerical solution of the system equations. The occurrence of chaotic oscillations at the verge of synchronization bands is observed in numerical simulation. The experimental response of the BCGO operating in the X-band is obtained and the results are found to be qualitatively similar to the analytical and numerical predictions.

Citation:
B. C. Sarkar, D. Sarkar, S. Sarkar, and J. Chakraborty, "Studies on the Dynamics of Bilaterally Coupled X-Band Gunn Oscillators," Progress In Electromagnetics Research B, Vol. 32, 149-167, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERB11052201

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