In this paper, we generalize the phase and amplitude requirements of microwave components, within true time delay imaging systems, to include photonic devices. An analytic expression for the relationship between the optical and RF transfer functions is suggested for double sideband modulation and the effect of optical phase ripple on RF transfer function is simulated for an optical component such as a chirped Bragg grating. The effect of phase ripple on the system impulse response is considered.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Phased Array Systems and Technology, 2003, 14-17 October 2003, Boston, Massachusetts|
|Place of Publication||Piscataway|
|Publisher||Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers|
|Publication status||Published - 2003|