Microwave photonics: signal processing for phased array antennas

C.G.H. Roeloffzen, D.A.I. Marpaung, M. Burla, M.R.H. Khan, L. Zhuang, Arne Leinse, Rene Heideman, W.P. Beeker, Willem Beeker, M. Hoekman, C.M. Bruinink

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    Microwave Photonics (MWP) is an emerging field, in which radio frequency (RF) signals are generated, distributed, processed and analyzed using the strength of photonic techniques. It is a disruptive technology which enables various functionalities which are not feasible to achieve only in the microwave domain. In the recent years microwave photonics has successively found itself in the applications such as broadband wireless access networks, sensor network, radar, satellite communications, instrumentation, and warfare systems, and currently there is an increasing effort in researching new microwave and milimeter-wave signals.
    Original languageUndefined
    Pages (from-to)11-14
    Number of pages4
    JournalFotonica magazine
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2012


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