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An Optical Adaptive Processor For Null Steering In Phased Array Antennas
Author(s): J. G. Van Saders; V H. Syed
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Paper Abstract

This paper reports on the work in progress at Lockheed Electronics Company in the area of acousto-optic processors for adaptive antenna arrays. The work encompasses both theoretical and hardware implementation of such processors. For demonstration of the basic concept, an optical/electronic brassboard has been built and tested. The system, consisting of a 2-element array with one user and one jamming signal, has been shown to achieve almost 25 dB of nulls in less than 3 microseconds for signals in the L-band.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 November 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0789, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications III, (9 November 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940724
Show Author Affiliations
J. G. Van Saders, Lockheed Electronics Company (United States)
V H. Syed, Lockheed Electronics Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0789:
Optical Technology for Microwave Applications III
Shi-Kay Yao, Editor(s)

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