Photonic integration for phased-array applications

F.E. Vliet, van, J. Stulemeijer, K.W. Benoist, M.K. Smit

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Abstract

The use of photonics for phased-array applications has been discussed for quite some time. The main difficulties up to now have been the component count and cost of relatively complex systems. The advances in photonic integration are very promising for bringing down both, as well as reducing volume and weight of phased-array beamforming networks as compared to their electrical counterparts. In addition, photonics allows for increased functionality for wide-bandwidth systems. This paper reports on these advances and indicates a strategy applicable to photonic phased-arrays
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference proceedings / GAAS 99
Place of PublicationLondon, UK
PublisherMiller Freeman
Pages6
ISBN (Print)0-86213-142-1
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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    Vliet, van, F. E., Stulemeijer, J., Benoist, K. W., & Smit, M. K. (1999). Photonic integration for phased-array applications. In Conference proceedings / GAAS 99 (pp. 6). Miller Freeman.