A novel scheme for photonic generation of phase-coded RF signals in coherent radars allows pulse-compression techniques exploiting an optical I/Q modulator, reducing system complexity. Results show superior phase-stability and quadrupled resolution.
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F. Scotti, F. Laghezza, P. Ghelfi, and A. Bogoni, "High-Stability Phase-Coded RF Pulses for Coherent Radars from a Mode-Locking Laser," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2012), paper OW4H.7.
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