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Present and future of optical intersatellite communication research at the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA)
Author(s): Tomohiro Araki; Shigeharu Nakamori; Yasumasa Hisada; Toshiyuki Fukuda
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Paper Abstract

We report our research results of system trial fabrication and tests as the first step of Optical Intersatellite Communication research. Second, the results of the Optical Inter-orbit Communications Engineering Test Satellite (OICETS) feasibility study are reported. Last, we describe the draft results of a conceptual study of a future optical communications system that will be needed as space infrastructure.

Paper Details

Date Published: 16 August 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2123, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VI, (16 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184639
Show Author Affiliations
Tomohiro Araki, NASDA Tsukuba Space Ctr. (Japan)
Shigeharu Nakamori, NASDA Tsukuba Space Ctr. (Japan)
Yasumasa Hisada, NASDA Tsukuba Space Ctr. (Japan)
Toshiyuki Fukuda, NASDA Tsukuba Space Ctr. (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2123:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VI
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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