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Electro-optic switch for antenna beam steering
Author(s): Irwin L. Newberg; A. A. Watson; Jar Jueh Lee; Willie W. Ng; Gregory L. Tangonan
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Paper Abstract

A fiber-optic delay network consisting of eight different and selectable fiber delays has been demonstrated over a 1 to 11 GHz frequency range. The delay networks can be used as a three-bit resolution beam steerer for an electronically steered antenna. Discrete delay increments were selected by switching the bias current of high speed 1.3-micron laser diodes pigtailed to the delay lines.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1990
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1217, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas II, (1 June 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18152
Show Author Affiliations
Irwin L. Newberg, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
A. A. Watson, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
Jar Jueh Lee, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
Willie W. Ng, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
Gregory L. Tangonan, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1217:
Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas II
Brian M. Hendrickson; Gerhard A. Koepf, Editor(s)

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