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LCTSX: first on-orbit verification of a coherent optical link
Author(s): T. Schwander; R. Lange; H. Kämpfner; B. Smutny
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Paper Abstract

Coherent optical intersatellite links for high data rate transmission shall be verified in orbit for the first time in conjunction with the TerraSAR-X mission scheduled for launch in 2005. The Optical Terminals are developed and currently built at Tesat-Spacecom with funding support from the German Space Agency (DLR). Detailed results will be presented on terminal design, performance and program status.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 April 2018
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 10568, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2004, 105682H (13 April 2018); doi: 10.1117/12.2500115
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T. Schwander, Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
R. Lange, Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
H. Kämpfner, Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
B. Smutny, Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10568:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2004
Josiane Costeraste; Errico Armandillo, Editor(s)

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