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Hybrid Optical Beam-Former in Receiver Mode

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In this paper, an optical beam-former in receiving mode has been proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The requirement in system's hardware has been dramatically reduced using a hybrid approach between dispersive and non-dispersive delay. The proposed system is capable of supporting RF signals from L-band to X-band, with large coverage and strong robustness against the grating's group delay ripples.

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P. Thai and A. Alphones, "Hybrid Optical Beam-Former in Receiver Mode," Optics and Photonics Journal, Vol. 1 No. 3, 2011, pp. 130-136. doi: 10.4236/opj.2011.13022.


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