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Environmental qualification and field test results for the SONAbeam 155 and 622
Author(s): Robert T. Carlson; Slawomir Paciorek
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Paper Abstract

This paper discusses test methods and results of fSONA Communications Corporation's SONAbeam 155-M, SONAbeam 622-M and SONAbeam155-S systems - free space-optical data communication systems that use 1550 nm lasers. Presented are results of environmental qualification tests and field performance tests over link ranges of 450 meters and 5 kilometers. The SONAbeam 155-M, SONAbeam 622-M and 155-S are three representatives of a family of products that work in the range of 34 - 1250 Mbps. Very robust performance is the emphasis in the design of these systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 April 2002
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 4635, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XIV, (26 April 2002); doi: 10.1117/12.464104
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Robert T. Carlson, fSONA Communications Corp. (Canada)
Slawomir Paciorek, fSONA Communications Corp. (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4635:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XIV
G. Stephen Mecherle, Editor(s)

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