Performance issues with photonic beamformers

M. Tur, L. Yaron, O. Raz, R. Rotman

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Abstract

A photonic beamformer is presented, having smooth behavior. Third-order nonlinearities, resulting from its optoelectronic components, are investigated, with emphasis on their impact on the contrast of imaging radars. This contrast is shown to be severely limited by the induced RF nonlinearities. Limitations on the allowable modulation index are studied for linearly-chirped pulses returned from clutter.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2009, 4-6 november 2009, Tel Aviv, Israel
Place of PublicationPiscataway
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Pages1-6
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-3985-0
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Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Tur, M., Yaron, L., Raz, O., & Rotman, R. (2009). Performance issues with photonic beamformers. In IEEE International Conference on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Electronic Systems, COMCAS 2009, 4-6 november 2009, Tel Aviv, Israel (pp. 1-6). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. https://doi.org/10.1109/COMCAS.2009.5385983