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Acousto-optic null steering processor (AONSP) hardware performance summary
Author(s): Robert M. Iodice; Paul H. Ruterbusch
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Paper Abstract

The development of an acousto-optic null steering processor for radar ECCM application is reviewed. The general problem to be solved by this special purpose signal processor is discussed and the advantages of the acousto-optic approach are given. Processor architecture, AO/EO component selection, and experimental discoveries are described. Measurements of the laboratory breadboard model's performance for a variety of multipath and non-multipath signals are also covered. Limitations of the current breadboard model and future directions are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 June 1995
PDF: 20 pages
Proc. SPIE 2489, Transition of Optical Processors into Systems 1995, (16 June 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.212043
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Robert M. Iodice, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)
Paul H. Ruterbusch, Lockheed Martin Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2489:
Transition of Optical Processors into Systems 1995
David P. Casasent, Editor(s)

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