NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California
Friday, February 01 2013
This design is suitable for commercial, military, and space applications requiring a helium-leaktight
vacuum pressure window.
The NASA Deep Space Network (DSN)
uses commercial waveguide windows on
the output waveguide of Ka-band (32
GHz) low-noise amplifiers. Mechanical
failure of these windows resulted in an
unacceptable loss in tracking time.
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