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Applications Of Guided Wave Optics
Author(s): D. J. Albares; H. F. Taylor
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Paper Abstract

Considerable progress has been made in thin film optical devices and optical fiber waveguides over the past few years. Most of the research and development effort to date in fiber optics and "integrated optics" has been directed toward communications applications. Recently, it has been realized that there are also important potential uses for these technologies in military systems for processing wideband information and for sensing physical quantities. This paper reviews these anticipated applications including signal delay, matched filtering, A/D conversion, rf spectrum analysis, logic, pressure sensing, and rotation rate sensing.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 July 1978
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0139, Guided Wave Optical Systems and Devices I, (13 July 1978); doi: 10.1117/12.956251
Show Author Affiliations
D. J. Albares, Naval Ocean Systems Center (United States)
H. F. Taylor, Naval Ocean Systems Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0139:
Guided Wave Optical Systems and Devices I
Elsa M. Garmire, Editor(s)

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