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Millimeter-wave communications for atmospheric reentry vehicles
Author(s): Paul Christopher
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Paper Abstract

Radio wave attenuation for space vehicles during atmospheric re-entry is discussed. Attenuation as a function of frequency and altitude are shown. Attractive millimeterwave regions are discussed. An equation for attenuation during re-entry is listed.

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Date Published: 23 January 1998
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 3232, Wireless Technologies and Systems: Millimeter-Wave and Optical, (23 January 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.301031
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Paul Christopher, Stanford Telecom (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3232:
Wireless Technologies and Systems: Millimeter-Wave and Optical
Paul Christopher; Leland Langston; G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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