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Rugged 20-km fiber optic link for 2-18-GHz communications
Author(s): Robert H. Buckley; Edward R. Lyons; George Goga
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Paper Abstract

A point-to-point fiber optic link capable of transforming microwave signals up to 18 GHz over distances exceeding 20 km is described. This self-contained true time delay line for X-band radar uses indirect modulation to obtain high frequency operation with minimum distortion and noise generation by the optical components. Many of its features can be incorporated into similar systems for airborne operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 February 1991
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1371, High-Frequency Analog Fiber Optic Systems, (1 February 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.24889
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Robert H. Buckley, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
Edward R. Lyons, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)
George Goga, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)


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

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