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Phased-array-antenna control using liquid crystals
Author(s): Nabeel A. Riza
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Paper Abstract

A novel optical control system using nematic liquid crystals and acoustooptic devices is introduced that can provide compact, lightweight, low cost, transmit/receive mode, high performance (greater than 8 bits), truly analog, amplitude and phase control for large phased array antennas. The system provides independent amplitude and phase calibration and control capabilities across the array.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1790, Analog Photonics, (26 February 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.141721
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Nabeel A. Riza, General Electric Co. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1790:
Analog Photonics
Andrew R. Pirich; Paul Sierak, Editor(s)

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