12 May 2016 A novel photonic beam-space receiver for multi-function radar
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A novel photonic beam-former concept is discussed within the context of traditional Radar design considerations. The beam-former concept has been proven for passive imaging applications1; however, the work presented herein discusses extension of the theory to an active sensing problem space. The paper concentrates on discussion of photonic beamspace beam-forming and its relation to existing Beam-Space array theory and closes with several observations of the application of the photonic beam-space receiver to a simulated radar scenario. The initial results presented highlight the photonic beam-former’s ability to generate a full beam space for an arbitrary array size in real-time.
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Joseph C. Deroba, Joseph C. Deroba, Shouyuan Shi, Shouyuan Shi, Chris Schuetz, Chris Schuetz, Dennis Prather, Dennis Prather, } "A novel photonic beam-space receiver for multi-function radar", Proc. SPIE 9829, Radar Sensor Technology XX, 982911 (12 May 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2222555; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2222555
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