Multiwavelength optical beam forming network with ring resonator-based binary-tree architecture for broadband phased array antenna systems

M. Burla, M.R.H. Khan, L. Zhuang, C.G.H. Roeloffzen

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    Abstract

    Integrated optical beam forming networks (OBFNs) offer many advantages for phased array applications. ORR-based true-time-delay units can be cascaded in a binary tree topology and tuned for continuously-adjustable broadband time delay. Nonetheless, with large number of antenna elements, the OBFN may become very complex. A novel idea is proposed to exploit the frequency periodicity of the ORRs and the WDM technique to achieve multiple-signal-paths on a single beamformer, thus reducing complexity and costs. The use of high index contrast waveguides in Si-compatible technology further reduces chip footprint and allows the use of integrated OBFNs for large arrays and multi-beam applications.
    Original languageUndefined
    Title of host publicationIEEE/LEOS Benelux Symposium
    Place of PublicationEnschede
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press
    Pages99-102
    Number of pages4
    ISBN (Print)978-90-365-2768-2
    Publication statusPublished - 27 Nov 2008
    Event13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2008 - Enschede, Netherlands
    Duration: 27 Nov 200828 Nov 2008
    Conference number: 13

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    Name
    PublisherIEEE Computer Society Press

    Conference

    Conference13th Annual Symposium of the IEEE/LEOS Benelux Chapter 2008
    CountryNetherlands
    CityEnschede
    Period27/11/0828/11/08

    Keywords

    • EWI-15064
    • IR-65385
    • METIS-255883

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    Burla, M., Khan, M. R. H., Zhuang, L., & Roeloffzen, C. G. H. (2008). Multiwavelength optical beam forming network with ring resonator-based binary-tree architecture for broadband phased array antenna systems. In IEEE/LEOS Benelux Symposium (pp. 99-102). Enschede: IEEE Computer Society Press.
    Burla, M. ; Khan, M.R.H. ; Zhuang, L. ; Roeloffzen, C.G.H. / Multiwavelength optical beam forming network with ring resonator-based binary-tree architecture for broadband phased array antenna systems. IEEE/LEOS Benelux Symposium. Enschede : IEEE Computer Society Press, 2008. pp. 99-102
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    Multiwavelength optical beam forming network with ring resonator-based binary-tree architecture for broadband phased array antenna systems. / Burla, M.; Khan, M.R.H.; Zhuang, L.; Roeloffzen, C.G.H.

    IEEE/LEOS Benelux Symposium. Enschede : IEEE Computer Society Press, 2008. p. 99-102.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

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    Burla M, Khan MRH, Zhuang L, Roeloffzen CGH. Multiwavelength optical beam forming network with ring resonator-based binary-tree architecture for broadband phased array antenna systems. In IEEE/LEOS Benelux Symposium. Enschede: IEEE Computer Society Press. 2008. p. 99-102