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The development and application of photonic technology in infrared and electro-optic countermeasures
Author(s): E. J. O’Driscoll; M. A. Watson; T. Delmonte; R. L. Cooke
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we discuss recent work at the Advanced Technology Centre of BAE Systems on photonic technology, in particular photonic crystal fibres, applied to infra-red and electro-optic countermeasure systems. The use of Photonic Crystal fibres or holey fibres in countermeasure systems could significantly simplify platform integration by enabling remote location of laser sources, the generation of multiple wavelengths or continuum generation from a single pump source .The paper will describe the development of these fibres, drawing examples from recent civil collaborative research projects such as PFIDEL and LAMPS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 October 2007
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6738, Technologies for Optical Countermeasures IV, 673803 (10 October 2007); doi: 10.1117/12.748338
Show Author Affiliations
E. J. O’Driscoll, BAE Systems plc (United Kingdom)
M. A. Watson, BAE Systems plc (United Kingdom)
T. Delmonte, BAE Systems plc (United Kingdom)
R. L. Cooke, BAE Systems plc (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6738:
Technologies for Optical Countermeasures IV
David H. Titterton; Mark A. Richardson, Editor(s)

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