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Optical processor for radar beamforming
Author(s): Edward H. David; Hai V. Tran
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Paper Abstract

A new optical approach capable of providing simultaneous estimates of azimuth and elevation is presented. It is shown how acoustic and optical methods can be combined to reconstruct the far field of a 2D array. Particular attention is given to the basic theory of, and a quantitative transfer function for, the optical beamformer.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1990
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1291, Optical and Digital Gallium Arsenide Technologies for Signal Processing Applications, (1 October 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20984
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Edward H. David, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Hai V. Tran, MITRE Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1291:
Optical and Digital Gallium Arsenide Technologies for Signal Processing Applications
Mark P. Bendett; Daniel H. Butler; Arati Prabhakar; Andrew C. Yang, Editor(s)

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