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Coherent homodyne optical communication receivers with photorefractive optical beam combiners
Author(s): Frederic M. Davidson; Christopher T. Field
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Paper Abstract

The principles of operation and the results of performance measurements are reported of a new type of coherent optical receiver that used a dynamic volume index of refraction grating formed inside a photorefractive material to coherently combine signal and local oscillator light prior to photodetection.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 1994
PDF: 19 pages
Proc. SPIE 2215, Photonics for Space Environments II, (8 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177639
Show Author Affiliations
Frederic M. Davidson, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Christopher T. Field, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2215:
Photonics for Space Environments II
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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