12 April 1988 Optical Distribution Manifolds For Phased Array Antennas
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Proceedings Volume 0886, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas; (1988) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944197
Event: 1988 Los Angeles Symposium: O-E/LASE '88, 1988, Los Angeles, CA, United States
A conceptual space-fed architecture is presented that may offer potential advantages over conventional constrained-feed approaches. Fiber or free space optics may be used to control switching functions, distribute signals, achieve beam steering, or injection lock impact avalanche and transmit time (IMPATT) diodes. Fiber optics and monolithic optical technology may reduce weight, size, power, and cost if the high performance required for signal distribution to array elements is achieved.
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Joel L Guggenmos, Joel L Guggenmos, Ronald L Johnson, Ronald L Johnson, Bernard D Seery, Bernard D Seery, } "Optical Distribution Manifolds For Phased Array Antennas", Proc. SPIE 0886, Optoelectronic Signal Processing for Phased-Array Antennas, (12 April 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.944197; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.944197


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