1 November 1987 Front-End RF Channelization Using Optical Techniques
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Proceedings Volume 0477, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications I; (1987) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942629
Event: 1984 Technical Symposium East, 1984, Arlington, United States
Abstract
This paper reports the demonstration of a coherent frequency channelization and down conversion system for RF spectrum analysis. In this system, RF local oscillator signals modulate an optical beam which is then demultiplexed by a wedged etalon. Each of the resulting spatially separated channels are mixed with an incoming RF signal by heterodyne detection which down converts and channelizes the signals for further AO spectrum analysis. The performance of a concept demonstration system is discussed.
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A. Gabel, A. Gabel, L.S. Lee, L.S. Lee, I. C. Chang, I. C. Chang, } "Front-End RF Channelization Using Optical Techniques", Proc. SPIE 0477, Optical Technology for Microwave Applications I, (1 November 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.942629; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.942629
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