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Fiber optic delay-line radar test target unit
Author(s): Irwin L. Newberg
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Paper Abstract

Applications oflong fiber optic delay lines as a radar test target unit to improve radar testing are discussed. The unit intercepts a small amount ofthe radar's transmitted energy, delays it in a fiber optic delay line, and then feeds it back into the radar as a target return. Both radar system operation and use ofthe test target in end-to-end radar testing and RF unit fault isolation are also described. Keywords: fiber optics, delay lines, radar testing, test target

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 November 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2844, Photonics and Radio Frequency, (22 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.259013
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Irwin L. Newberg, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2844:
Photonics and Radio Frequency
Brian M. Hendrickson, Editor(s)

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