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  • Vol. 24, Iss. 10 — Oct. 1, 2006
  • pp: 3849–3855

Demonstration of a Quartic Cell, a Free-Space True-Time-Delay Device Based on the White Cell

Carolyn M. Warnky, Rashmi Mital, and Betty Lise Anderson

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 24, Issue 10, pp. 3849-3855 (2006)

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The authors report on a design and demonstration of a quartic-style optical true-time-delay device based on a White cell. This device is designed for 81 sequential time delays with an incremental delay of 243 ps and a maximum delay of 19.683 ns. The time delays are implemented by free-space translations, with lens trains as needed for beam containment. A digital microelectromechanical tilting micromirror array is used to send the light into different delay paths.

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Carolyn M. Warnky, Rashmi Mital, and Betty Lise Anderson, "Demonstration of a Quartic Cell, a Free-Space True-Time-Delay Device Based on the White Cell," J. Lightwave Technol. 24, 3849-3855 (2006)

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