3 June 1994 Demonstration and analysis of a frequency-agile photonic beamformer
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In this work, the desirability of a true time-delay beamformer is briefly discussed. Experimental results are reviewed and fundamental systems calculations are reported. Results for both optical and radar performance specifications were obtained, based upon a mathematical model of the photonic delay line developed by the author. These results address the use of the photonic delay line in a standard radar beamformer. Future work will evaluate the performance of the photonic beamformer in adaptive processing.
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Evelyn H. Monsay, "Demonstration and analysis of a frequency-agile photonic beamformer", Proc. SPIE 2216, Photonics at the Air Force Photonics Center, (3 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177326; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.177326

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