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Scenarios and system architectures advantageous for optical technologies in phased-array antennas
Author(s): Wolfram S. Birkmayer; Christian Schaeffer; Brigitte Hoesselbarth
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Paper Abstract

Reconfigurable beam-forming networks may be implemented successfully with optical technologies. To exploit the advantages fully the properties of optics have to be considered in the design of the beam-forming network. The benefit may be significant when the proper technique and technology is selected. An example is given for a multi-beam application of a phased-array antenna for an ISDN network in the sky.

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Date Published: 1 June 1990
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1217, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas II, (1 June 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.18140
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Wolfram S. Birkmayer, MBB Space (Germany)
Christian Schaeffer, MBB Space (Germany)
Brigitte Hoesselbarth, MBB Space (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1217:
Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas II
Brian M. Hendrickson; Gerhard A. Koepf, Editor(s)

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