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Optical architectures for programmable filtering of microwave signals
Author(s): Daniel Dolfi; Jerome Tabourel; Olivier Durand; Vincent Laude; Jean-Pierre Huignard; Jean Chazelas
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Paper Abstract

We present new optoelectronic architectures, based on parallel delay lines, performing programmable filtering of microwave signals. According to current performances of optoelectronic components, they can process optically carried microwave signals over frequency bandwidths as large as 20 GHz, with a time-frequency product up to 103. The operating principle of these structures is detailed and followed by the preliminary experimental demonstration at 1.3 GHz of a 53 dB rejection filter.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 November 1996
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2845, Radar Processing, Technology, and Applications, (5 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.257232
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Daniel Dolfi, Thomson-CSF (France)
Jerome Tabourel, Thomson-CSF (United States)
Olivier Durand, Thomson-CSF (France)
Vincent Laude, Thomson-CSF (France)
Jean-Pierre Huignard, Thomson-CSF (France)
Jean Chazelas, Thomson-CSF (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2845:
Radar Processing, Technology, and Applications
William J. Miceli, Editor(s)

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