28 October 1985 Optically Controlled PIN Microwave Phase-Shifter
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Proceedings Volume 0545, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications II; (1985) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948344
Event: 1985 Technical Symposium East, 1985, Arlington, United States
There is a growing interest in optically controlled microwave devices and systems. This paper is concerned with the design, fabrication and application of optically stimulated microwave PIN diodes. A microwave PIN device was modified to facilitate optical injection of carriers into the intrinsic region of the diode. The optical port transforms the PIN into a three terminal device. The device was characterized at low frequencies (110 MHz) and its utilization as a phase-shifter and as a switch were explored at X-band. Based on these results recommendations for improved performance were developed.
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P. R. Herczfeld, P. R. Herczfeld, A. S . Daryoush, A. S . Daryoush, A. Rosen, A. Rosen, P. Stabile, P. Stabile, V. M. Contarino, V. M. Contarino, A. Ortiz, A. Ortiz, "Optically Controlled PIN Microwave Phase-Shifter", Proc. SPIE 0545, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications II, (28 October 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.948344; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.948344


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