Frequency-hopped-waveform synthesis with a surface-acoustic-wave tapped delay line

Frequency-hopped-waveform synthesis with a surface-acoustic-wave tapped delay line

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A coherent frequency-hopped-waveform synthesiser, based on the detection of contradirected chirp signals within a surface-acoustic-wave tapped delay line, is reported. Attractive features are programmable bandwidth and hop duration through control of external chirps, plus the capability to synthesise many simultaneous coherent outputs.


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