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Research on technology of ROF using in radar
Author(s): Xiaowen Bi; Huiyong Zhang; Caibin Liu
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Paper Abstract

The technology of Radio over Fiber (ROF) not only has broad prospects in the field of communications, but also has great potential in the field of radar. ROF technology will be able to change the traditional structure of radar and radar network, improve their performance. The radar can be reduced to a system that has only transmitter, receiver, transmission line and antenna. Other equipment can be concentrated to the command center. The command center will be not only a data processing center, but also a signal processing center. At first, this paper analyzed the factors that influence the phase stability of microwave signal in fiber. For a short fiber, the stress in the fiber direction is the major point that influence the phase stability, other factors can be neglected. For a long fiber, all factors should be considered. And then, this paper analyzed the technical requirements of radar signal transmission, concluded that the phase stability of ROF system is the most important factor for radar, and chosen the method of phase compensation to solve this problem. At last, this paper designed a ROF link for RF transmission of radar.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 January 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10322, Seventh International Conference on Electronics and Information Engineering, 103222B (23 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2265490
Show Author Affiliations
Xiaowen Bi, Wuhan Academy of Ordnance (China)
Huiyong Zhang, Wuhan Academy of Ordnance (China)
Caibin Liu, Wuhan Academy of Ordnance (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10322:
Seventh International Conference on Electronics and Information Engineering
Xiyuan Chen, Editor(s)

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