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APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Vol. 31, Iss. 35 — Dec. 10, 1992
  • pp: 7395–7397

Optical dispersion technique for time-delay beam steering

Richard Soref  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 31, Issue 35, pp. 7395-7397 (1992)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.31.007395


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Abstract

A simple technique for steering the microwave radiation beam of a phased-array antenna is proposed and analyzed. Chromatic dispersion in equal-length fibers is used.

© 1992 Optical Society of America

History
Original Manuscript: May 4, 1992
Published: December 10, 1992

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Richard Soref, "Optical dispersion technique for time-delay beam steering," Appl. Opt. 31, 7395-7397 (1992)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-31-35-7395


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