Photonic-based fully Digital Radar

Publications and Awards

 

Invited journal papers:

  • P.Ghelfi, F. Laghezza, F. Scotti, G. Serafino, S. Pinna, A. Bogoni “Advanced Photonic architectures for Radar Systems” Optics Express September Vol. 21, n. 19, 2013.

Regular journal papers:

  • Ghelfi P. et al., "A fully photonics-based coherent radar system", Nature 507, pp. 341–345, March 2014
  • Ghelfi P., Scotti F., Serafino G., Laghezza F., and Bogoni A., “Flexible Receiver for Multi-Band OFDM Signals at Millimeter-Waveband based on Optical Down-Convertion”, Optics Letters Vol. 37, n. 18, Sept. 2012.
  • Ghelfi P., Scotti F., Laghezza F., and Bogoni A., “Phase Coding of RF Pulses in Photonics-Aided Frequency-Agile Coherent Radar Systems”, IEEE J. Quantum Electron. Vol. 48, n. 9, 1151-1157, Sept. 2012.
  • Ghelfi P., Scotti F., Laghezza F., Bogoni A., “Photonic Generation of Phase-Modulated RF Signals for Pulse Compression Techniques in Coherent Radars”, IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 30, n.11, 1638-1644, June 2012.
  • Serafino G.; Ghelfi P.; Perez-Millan P.; Villanueva Ibanez G.; Palaci J.; Cruz J.L.; Bogoni A.; “Phase and Amplitude Stability of EHF-Band Radar Carriers Generated from an Active Mode-Locked Laser”, IEEE J. Lightwave Technol., vol. 29, n. 23, 3551-3559 December 2011.
  • Laghezza F., Berizzi F., Capria A., Cacciavano A., Ghelfi P., Serafino G., Bogoni A. "Reconfigurable Radar Transmitter based on Photonic Microwave Signal Generation" International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, Vol. 3, N. 3, pp. 383-389, 2011.
  • Ghelfi P.; Scotti F.; Nguyen A. T.; Serafino G.; Bogoni A., “Novel Architecture for a Photonics-Assisted Radar Transceiver Based on a Single Mode-Locking Laser” IEEE PTL, Vol.23, no. 10, pp.639-641, May 2011.
  • Ma L., Ghelfi P., Yao m., Berizzi F., Bogoni A., “Demonstration of an optical sample parallelization exploiting FWM in HNLF for high speed photonic assisted ADCs”, Electronics Letters, v.47, n.5, pp.333-335, March 2011.

Invited conference papers:

  • Ghelfi P., Laghezza F., Scotti F., Serafino G., S. Pinna, Bogoni A.“PHODIR: Photonics-based fully digital radar system”, 2013 IEEE International Topical Meeting on Microwave Photonics (MWP), Alexandria, Virginia, USA.
  • Ghelfi P., Laghezza F., Scotti F., Serafino G., S. Pinna, Bogoni A.“Photonic-assisted RF transceiver” ECOC 2013, London UK, September 2013
  • Bogoni A., “Photonics for new generation fully-digital radar and wireless communication systems: from the photonic-based RF signal generation to the optical RF sampling”, Plenary talk, International Workshop pn telecommunications, Brazil, May 2013.

Regular conference papers:

  • Bogoni A., Ghelfi P., Serafino G., Laghezza F., Scotti F., “Photonics Techniques for the Flexible Generation of Ultra-Stable Microwave and Millimeterwave Radar Signals”, POEM 2012, Wuhan, China, Nov. 2012.
  • Laghezza F., Scotti F., Ghelfi P., and Bogoni A., “Photonic generation of microwave phase coded radar signal”, International Conference on Radar System 2012, Glasgow, UK (2012).
  • Ghelfi P., Serafino G., Scotti F., Laghezza F., Bogoni A., “Flexible Multi-Band OFDM Receiver Based on Optical Down-Conversion for Millimeter Waveband Wireless Base Stations”, P6.06, ECOC 2012, Amsterdam, The Nederlands, 2012
  • Scotti F., Laghezza F., Ghelfi P., Bogoni A., “High-Stability Phase-Coded RF Pulses for Coherent Radars from a Mode-Locking Laser”, OFC 2012, los Angeles, March 4-8, 2012.
  • Ghelfi P., Scotti F., Laghezza F., Bogoni A., “Photonics Generation of Phase-Modulated RF Pulses with Carrier Frequency Agility for Software-Defined Coherent Radars”, OFC 2012, los Angeles, March 4-8, 2012.
  • Laghezza F., Scotti F., Ghelfi P., Bogoni A., “Flexible Photonic Generation of Low-Phase-Noise Phase-Coded Radar Pulses”, OPTRO 2012, Paris 2012.
  • Bogoni A., Ghelfi P., Laghezza F., Scotti F., Serafino G., Pinna S., “Photonic-assisted RF transceiver” in Proc. on ECOC 2013.
  • Scotti F., Ghelfi P., Laghezza F., Serafino G., Pinna S., Bogoni A., “Flexible True-Time-Delay Beamforming in a Photonics-Based RF Broadband Signals Generator”, ECOC2013, London, UK, Sept. 2013.
  • Pierno L., Fiorello A.M., Bogoni A., Ghelfi P., Laghezza F., Scotti F., Pinna S., “Optical switching matrix as Time Domain Demultiplexer in photonic ADC”, EUMiC 2013.
  • Scotti F., Laghezza F., Pinna S., Ghelfi P., and Bogoni A., "High Precision Photonic ADC with Four Time-Domain-Demultiplexed Interleaved Channels", Photonics in Switching 2013, TuO1-3, Osaka
  • Laghezza F., Scotti F., Pinna S., Ghelfi P., Bogoni A., “Jitter-Limited Photonic Analog-to-Digital Converter with 7 Effective Bits for Wideband Radar Applications”, International Radar Conference 2013, Canada

Awards:

  • “Isabella D’Este” Italian Award for Scientific Research,by Colline Moreniche Association Italy, September 2013.
  • Best paper award selection in IET International Conference for “Photonic generation of microwave phase coded radar signal”
  • Keynote speech selection within OPTRO 2012 – 5th International Symposium on Optronics in Defense and Security for “Flexible Photonic Generation of Low-Phase-Noise Phase-Coded Radar Pulses”