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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 19, Iss. 13 — Jul. 1, 1980
  • pp: 2169–2173

Incoherent optical 1-bit cross-correlators for radio antenna arrays

T. W. Cole  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 19, Issue 13, pp. 2169-2173 (1980)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.19.002169


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Abstract

A new incoherent optical approach to an important digital signal processing problem in radio astronomy is presented. It greatly simplifies the many thousands of 1-bit digital cross-correlations that can be required by using a digitally controlled light panel and photodiode array.

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History
Original Manuscript: December 19, 1979
Published: July 1, 1980

Citation
T. W. Cole, "Incoherent optical 1-bit cross-correlators for radio antenna arrays," Appl. Opt. 19, 2169-2173 (1980)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-19-13-2169


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