Accession Number : ADD018591

Title :   Electro-Optical Broadband Microwave Frequency Shifter,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Williams, Keith Y

PDF Url : ADD018591

Report Date : 28 Mar 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : This invention provides, generally, an apparatus and niethod for arbitrarily shifting the frequency of an incoming electromagnetic signal. More specifically, this invention pertains to the use of an optical source to up-convert, filter, and downconvert an input electromagnetic signal in the microwave spectrum to shift the frequency of the electromagnetic signal that is output.

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *ELECTROOPTICS, *ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION, *SHIFTING, INPUT, MICROWAVES, SPECTRA, SIGNALS

Subject Categories : Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices
      Radiofrequency Wave Propagation

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE