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28 December 1977 Optical Channelized Receiver Applications To Radar
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Proceedings Volume 0128, Effective Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems; (1977) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955991
Event: Effect Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems, 1977, Huntsville, United States
Abstract
Optical signal processors have application to laser and conventional microwave radars. This paper describes optical channelized receivers which offer 100 percent intercept probability, 1 GHz bandwidth and approximately 1 MHz detection cell resolution. The principles of operation of optical channelized receivers are set forth and typical performance specifications derived from actual system measurements are presented. These channelizers provide a detection capability which appears to closely match the coarse frequency determination requirements for coherent laser radar processors. A possible implementation of an optical channelizer in a LADAR doppler receiver is discussed.
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Richard A. Coppock, Richard F. Croce, and Douglas P. Woodman "Optical Channelized Receiver Applications To Radar", Proc. SPIE 0128, Effective Utilization of Optics in Radar Systems, (28 December 1977); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.955991
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