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RF Instantaneous Frequency Measurement System Using a Polarization-Based Interferometer

Drummond, M. V. ; Monteiro, P. ; Nogueira, R.N.

RF Instantaneous Frequency Measurement System Using a Polarization-Based Interferometer, Proc OSA Optical Fiber Communications - OFC, San Diego, United States, Vol. OTuE3, pp. 1 - 3, March, 2009.

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Abstract
A simple and cost-effective RF instantaneous frequency measurement system is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. Measurements yield a peak-to-peak frequency error down to 50 MHz for an RF frequency range of 1 to 18 GHz.