28 November 1988 Fiber Optic Delay Lines For Radar Applications
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Abstract
Novel applications of fiber optic delay lines to improve the capability and performance of radar repeater and phase noise test sets are described. Using a 2.25 km long fiber optic link, we demonstrated generation of an ideal target for a radar repeater test set and measurement of phase noise closer than 100 Hz to a 9.6 GHz radar carrier signal using a delay line discriminator phase noise test set. FM and AM signal-to-noise measurements were made to determine the performance capability of the 10 GHz modulated fiber optic links for the radar applications.
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I. L. Newberg, I. L. Newberg, C. M. Gee, C. M. Gee, G. D. Thurmond, G. D. Thurmond, H. W. Yen, H. W. Yen, } "Fiber Optic Delay Lines For Radar Applications", Proc. SPIE 0996, High Data Rate Atmospheric and Space Communications, (28 November 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.960176; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.960176
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