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CV289 ATR cell

Size This cell measures 50x28mm overall.

This is an X-band ATR cell. It is constructed as a resonant box with a glass window, with a gas reservoir behind. The gas mixture is 50% water vapour and an 80/20 mix of argon and helium at a pressure of 20mm of mercury.

Max striking voltage 3kV
Max de-ionising (recovery) time 3µs
Max insertion loss 0.5db
Bandwidth 9072 to 9640MHz


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