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Microwave fiber optic receiver for spacecraft
Author(s): David C. Peters; Mark Chiappetta; Harvey L. Wagner; Douglas J. Chabinsky
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Paper Abstract

A new space-qualifiable, radiation-hard, ultra-lightweight, high-performance, and hermetic microwave optical link receiver has been developed to meet the demanding requirements of communications spacecraft payload interconnects. This microwave optical link receiver incorporates a small, simple package with space flight proven assembly processes and electro-optical components to provide a lightweight (2.6 grams) interconnect package. Device requirements and hardware development results are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 June 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2215, Photonics for Space Environments II, (8 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177641
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David C. Peters, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
Mark Chiappetta, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
Harvey L. Wagner, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)
Douglas J. Chabinsky, Martin Marietta Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2215:
Photonics for Space Environments II
Edward W. Taylor, Editor(s)

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