07554508 is referenced by 34 patents and cites 869 patents.

A universal frequency translation module (UFT) frequency translates an electromagnetic (EM) input signal by sampling the EM input signal according to a periodic control signal (also called an aliasing signal). By controlling the relative sampling time, the UFT module implements a relative phase shift during frequency translation. In other words, a relative phase shift can be introduced in the output signal by sampling the input signal at one point in time relative to another point in time. As such, the UFT module can be configured as an integrated frequency translator and phase-shifter. This includes the UFT module as an integrated down-converter and phase shifter, and the UFT module as an integrated up-converter and phase shifter. Applications of universal frequency translation and phase shifting include phased array antennas that utilize integrated frequency translation and phase shifting technology to steer the one or more main beams of the phased array antenna.

Title
Phased array antenna applications on universal frequency translation
Application Number
12/14461
Publication Number
7554508 (B2)
Application Date
January 15, 2008
Publication Date
June 30, 2009
Inventor
Charley D Moses Jr
DeBary
FL, US
Richard C Looke
Jacksonville
FL, US
Robert W Cook
Switzerland
FL, US
Michael J Bultman
Jacksonville
FL, US
David F Sorrells
Middleburg
FL, US
Jamison L Young
Forest Grove
OR, US
Robert T Short
Salt Lake City
UT, US
Jonathan S Jensen
Pocotello
ID, US
Martin R Johnson
Draper
UT, US
Agent
Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C
Assignee
Parker Vision
NC, US
IPC
H01Q 21/00
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