Millimeter- and terahertz-wave technology for communication and radar/ imaging applications by photonics technology

Atsushi Kanno*
National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Japan
Nano-Micro Conference, 2017, 1, 01018
Published Online: 10 October 2017 (Abstract)
DOI:10.11605/cp.nmc2017.01018
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Citation Information: Atsushi Kanno, Millimeter- and terahertz-wave technology for communication and radar/ imaging applications by photonics technology. Nano-Micro Conference, 2017, 1, 01018 doi: 10.11605/cp.nmc2017.01018

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Received: 04 June 2017, Accepted: 19 June 2017, Published Online: 10 October 2017

Abstract

Advanced optical fiber communication technologies enable low-loss and broad-bandwidth transmission in the millimeter-wave and terahertz-wave bands via an optical fiber network. Precise optical modulation techniques can directly generate the millimeter-wave signals, and finally, an optical frequency comb signal generated by the modulation also provides the terahertz-wave signals by optical heterodyning systems. These technologies on the signal generation could be utilized for realization of distributed antenna system in the millimeter- and terahertz-wave bands based on the optical fiber network for some specific applications: foreign object debris detection systems for airport runway surveillance and high-speed railway radiocommunication systems between train and trackside. In the talk, we briefly introduce the R&D activities on the millimeter- and terahertz-wave for both wireless communication and radar/non-destructive imaging systems based on photonics.

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