Photon Counting Frequency Discriminator for LDV Systems
A brief review of recent research and development of a Dual Correlate and Subtract (DCS) statistical frequency discriminator was presented. This work includes the application of the theory of inhomogeneous Poisson processes to the modeling of LDV signals1, a technique for digital simulation of these signals which will be described in detail soon, and the concepts and hardware results to date for the DSC technique. The DCS material was described at the first CLEOS conference in May.2 The slides from the CLEOS presentation formed the core of this review presentation. A summary of that material follows. The details of all of this work have been documented in technical reports.3,4
KeywordsInhomogeneous Poisson Process Frequency Discriminator Relative Frequency Deviation Statistical Error Analysis System Clock Frequency
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