Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Photonic Crystal Fiber-Based True-Time-Delay Beamformer for Multiple RF Beam Transmission and Reception of an X-Band Phased-Array Antenna

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Subbaraman, H. ; Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX ; Chen, M.Y. ; Chen, R.T.

We report multiple beam transmission and reception of an X-band phased antenna array utilizing highly dispersive photonic crystal fiber (PCF), which has a dispersion value of - 600 ps/nm/km at 1550 nm, as true-time-delay (TTD) elements. In the transmission mode, two RF signals with frequencies 8.4 and 12 GHz are simultaneously steered at angles 7.4 and 21.2 degrees, respectively. In the receiving mode experiment, two RF signals with frequencies 8.4 and 12 GHz impinging upon an X-band antenna array from angles -7.4 and -21.2 degrees, respectively, are detected and the angles of arrival are determined accurately. Many RF beams can be simultaneously transmitted or received. The demonstration is only limited by the hardware availability and the bandwidth of the wavelength differentiation capability of the system.

Published in:

Lightwave Technology, Journal of  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 15 )

Date of Publication:

Aug.1, 2008

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.