K-band RF multi-beamformer using Si3N4 TTD for home-satellite communications

N. Tessema, Z. Cao, J. H.C. Van Zantvoort, A. M. Trinidad, E. Tangdiongga, A. B. Smolders, A. M.J. Koonen

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An optically controlled multi-RF beamformer for targeting more than one satellite is presented. Two beams in K-band of 6 Gbps each are generated by a 2×1 beamformer attached to a wavelength-dependent ring-based optical chip.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2017 Optical Fiber Communications Conference and Exhibition, OFC 2017 - Proceedings
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-9435-8023-1
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-6229-4
Publication statusPublished - 31 May 2017
Event2017 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2017) - Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, United States
Duration: 19 Mar 201723 Mar 2017


Conference2017 Optical Fiber Communication Conference (OFC 2017)
Abbreviated titleOFC 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLos Angeles
Internet address


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