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Status of optically controlled phased-array development
Author(s): Huan-Wun Yen; Robert Y. Loo; J. J. Lee
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Paper Abstract

Under the Optical Control of Phased Arrays program a fully functional L-band two- dimensional conformal array is being developed. The scope of work includes the development of a wideband radiating element, T/R modules, and a 5-bit photonic time-shift network for beam steering. The photonic time-shifter uses a combination of RF switching, laser switching, fiber starcoupling and photodetector switching to provide the selection of 32 possible delay combinations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 September 1993
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1958, Transition of Optical Processors into Systems 1993, (17 September 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.157121
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Huan-Wun Yen, Hughes Research Labs. (United States)
Robert Y. Loo, Hughes Research Labs. (United States)
J. J. Lee, Hughes Research Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1958:
Transition of Optical Processors into Systems 1993
David P. Casasent, Editor(s)

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