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Microwave Photonics / Edition 1

Microwave Photonics / Edition 1

by Stavros Iezekiel


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Microwave Photonics / Edition 1

Microwave photonics is an important interdisciplinary field that,amongst a host of other benefits, enables engineers to implementnew functions in microwave systems.

With contributions from leading experts, Microwave Photonics:Devices and Applications explores this rapidly developingdiscipline. It bridges a gap between microwave and photonicengineering, providing an accessible interpretation of the currentavailable research material and a detailed introduction to variousaspects of the area.

Opening with an overview to the subject, this book covers directmodulation, photonic oscillators for THz signal generation, andterahertz sources. It takes a unique application- focused approachand describes:

  • analogue fibre-optic links;
  • fibre radio technology;
  • microwave photonic signal processing;
  • measurement of microwave photonic components, and;
  • biomedical applications.

This text is ideal for practising microwave and fibre opticscommunication engineers wishing to improve their knowledge, and forresearchers and graduate students wanting an overview of thesubject.

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ISBN-13: 9780470848548
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/26/2009
Series: Wiley - IEEE Series , #8
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors.


List of Acronyms.

Part I Introduction to Microwave Photonics.

1 Microwave Photonics – an Introductory Overview(Stavros Iezekiel).

Part II Component Technologies.

2 Direct Modulation for Microwave Photonics (Rajeev Ram andHarry Lee).

3 High-power Distributed Photodetectors for RF PhotonicApplications (Sagi Mathai and Ming C. Wu).

4 Photonic Oscillators for THz Signal Generation (AndreasStöhr and Dieter Jöger).

5 Terahertz Sources (R. E. Miles and M. Naftaly).

Part III Systems Applications.

6 Analogue Microwave Fibre-optic Link Design (Edward I.Ackerman and Charles H. Cox, III).

7 Fibre Radio Technology (Dalma Novak, AmpalavanapillaiNirmalathas, Christina Lim, and Rod Waterhouse).

8 Microwave Photonic Signal Processing (José Capmany,José Mora, Daniel Pastor, Beatriz Ortega, and SalvadorSales).

9 RF and Microwave Photonics in Biomedical Applications(Afshin S. Daryoush).

10 Characterization of Microwave Photonic Components (StavrosIezekiel).


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