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Tunable electro-optic modulators for laser radar applications: experimental results
Author(s): Richard S. Eng; Neville W. Harris; Charles L. Summers; Benjamin Lax
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Paper Abstract

A tunable electro-optic single sideband modulator having a configuration consisting of a CdTe crystal surrounded by a ferrite placed inside a microwave waveguide can be used as a laser local oscillator to track the target translational Doppler frequency in a CO2 laser radar return. Results on measurements to determine the phase velocity matched bandwidth for the above composite modulator configuration are reported.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1633, Laser Radar VII: Advanced Technology for Applications, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59234
Show Author Affiliations
Richard S. Eng, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Neville W. Harris, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Charles L. Summers, Lincoln Lab./MIT (United States)
Benjamin Lax, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1633:
Laser Radar VII: Advanced Technology for Applications
Richard J. Becherer, Editor(s)

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