A Wideband RF Application of Fiber Optics.
Master's thesis Jul 73-Jun 74,
NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CALIF
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Recent progress in optoelectronic technology makes practical point-to-point optical data transmission systems consistent with military requirements and potentially far superior to wire techniques. This project provides survey of the current state-of-the-art technology and investigates the feasibility of a fiber optic interface between a receiving antenna and radio receiver in the high frequency spectrum. An optoelectronic interface based on the use of conventional multimode fiber optics with a light emitting diode optical source and a hybrid silicon photodiode-preamplifier photodetector was designed, constructed, and tested. Signal reception for the interfaced system was observed throughout the receiver spectrum. Author
- Fiber Optics and Integrated Optics
- Non-Radio Communications