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Optical Fiber Communication Conference
Los Angeles, California United States
March 4-8, 2012
ISBN: 978-1-55752-938-1
Microwave Photonic Generation and Processing (OW4H)

High-Stability Phase-Coded RF Pulses for Coherent Radars from a Mode-Locking Laser

Filippo Scotti, Francesco Laghezza, Paolo Ghelfi, and Antonella Bogoni  »View Author Affiliations


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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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OCIS Codes
(060.4080) Fiber optics and optical communications : Modulation
(280.5600) Remote sensing and sensors : Radar
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

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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