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Qualification and calibration of DLR’s optical biros payload
Author(s): C. Schmidt; F. Rein; M. Brechtelsbauer; A. Lauterbach; D. Krutz; I. Sebastian; M. Lieder; F. Schrandt; C. Fuchs

Paper Abstract

Direct optical communication links might offer a solution for the increasing demand of transmission capacity in satellite missions. Although direct space-to-ground links suffer from limited availability due to cloud coverage, the achievable data rates can be higher by orders of magnitude compared to traditional RF communication systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 November 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10563, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014, 1056351 (17 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2304076
Show Author Affiliations
C. Schmidt, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
F. Rein, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
M. Brechtelsbauer, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
A. Lauterbach, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
D. Krutz, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
I. Sebastian, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
M. Lieder, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
F. Schrandt, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)
C. Fuchs, German Aerospace Ctr. (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10563:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2014
Zoran Sodnik; Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas, Editor(s)

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