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Wideband Acousto-Optic Radiometry
Author(s): G. M. Borsuk; M. H. White; E. Malarkey
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Paper Abstract

The technique of acousto-optic spectrum analysis can be used to improve the signal to noise of r.f. signals by the noncoherent integration of photoelectrons in a properly configured optical sensor. The requirements placed upon the sensor and acousto-optic device to obtain a given processing gain, resolution, analysis bandwidth, and dynamic range are discussed for bulk optical devices.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 December 1977
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 0128, Effective Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems, (28 December 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.956005
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G. M. Borsuk, Westinghouse Electric Corporation (United States)
M. H. White, Westinghouse Electric Corporation (United States)
E. Malarkey, Westinghouse Electric Corporation (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0128:
Effective Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems
Bernard W. Vatz, Editor(s)

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