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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 21, Iss. 6 — Mar. 25, 2013
  • pp: 7734–7739

Reconfigurable photonic radar warning receiver based on cascaded grating

Hossein Emami, Niusha Sarkhosh, and Mohsen Ashourian  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue 6, pp. 7734-7739 (2013)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.21.007734


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Abstract

A photonic radar warning receiver was conceived and practically demonstrated. The system was very flexible in terms of frequency measurement range and resolution. This was achieved using a cascaded grating which provided different time delays for different wavelengths. The system was thus able to become reconfigured to operate at both broadband, low resolution and narrow band, high resolution modes.

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OCIS Codes
(060.2360) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics links and subsystems
(070.6020) Fourier optics and signal processing : Continuous optical signal processing
(350.4010) Other areas of optics : Microwaves
(060.5625) Fiber optics and optical communications : Radio frequency photonics

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: February 4, 2013
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2013
Published: March 21, 2013

Citation
Hossein Emami, Niusha Sarkhosh, and Mohsen Ashourian, "Reconfigurable photonic radar warning receiver based on cascaded grating," Opt. Express 21, 7734-7739 (2013)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-21-6-7734


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