Live Electrooptic Imaging Camera for Real-Time Visual Accesses to Electric Waves in GHz Range

  • Tsuchiya, Masahiro (National Institute of Information and Communications Technology) ;
  • Shiozawa, Takahiro (Dept. of Communication Network Engineering, Kagawa National College of Technology)
  • Received : 2011.05.16
  • Published : 2011.12.31


Recent progresses in the live electrooptic imaging (LEI) technique are reviewed with emphasis on its functionality of real-time visual accesses to traveling electric waves in the GHz range. Together with the principles, configurations, and procedures for the visual observation experiments by an LEI camera system, the following results are described as examples indicating the wide application ranges of the technique; Ku-band waves on arrayed planar antennas, waves on a Gb/s-class digital circuit, W-band waves traveling both in slab-waveguide modes and aerially, backward-traveling wave along composite right/left-handed transmission line, and, waves in monolithic microwave integrated circuit module case.


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