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In literature about the instrumentation of radio astronomy, I frequently come across a type of mixer described as "2SB". I'm familiar with single-sideband (SSB) and double-sideband (DSB) mixers, but I have never studied a 2SB mixer.

What is a 2SB mixer and how does it compare to a DSB mixer? Ideally, I would also like to know of formal references that directly address the topic for further reading.

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2SB is Dual Sideband, as opposed to DSB - Double Sideband. Here are a couple of papers you might find relevant and interesting:

a 2SB upgrade replacing a DSB

a paper that mentions the advantages of 2SB over DSB

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