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Combined laser communication and imager for microspacecraft (ACLAIM)
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati; James R. Lesh
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Paper Abstract

ACLAIM is a multi-function instrument consisting of a laser communication terminal and an imaging camera that share a common telescope. A single APS-(Active Pixel Sensor) based focal-plane-array is used to perform both the acquisition and tracking (for laser communication) and science imaging functions. ACLAIM was designed based on all commercially available catalog items. The instrument opto-mechanical design and performance is described here.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 May 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3266, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies X, (27 May 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.308706
Show Author Affiliations
Hamid Hemmati, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
James R. Lesh, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3266:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies X
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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