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Design, fabrication, and testing of a 7-bit binary fiber optic delay line
Author(s): Anastasios P. Goutzoulis; D. Kenneth Davies
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Paper Abstract

The design, component selection, fabrication, testing, and evaluation of an electronically-switched, binary, fiber optic, programmable delay line (BIFODEL) are discussed. It comprises seven delay stages, has a maximum delay of 5 microsec, a resolution of 39 ns, and operates over the 2-18 GHz band with a 500 MHz bandwidth, a dynamic range of 36 dB, and a power consumption of 19 W. A discussion on the relative merits of an optically-switched BIFODEL is also presented.

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Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24886
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Anastasios P. Goutzoulis, Westinghouse Electric Corp. (United States)
D. Kenneth Davies, Westinghouse Electric Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1371:
High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems
Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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