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Preliminary results of the OCTL to OICETS optical link experiment (OTOOLE)
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Paper Abstract

JPL in collaboration with JAXA and NICT demonstrated a 50Mb/s downlink and 2Mb/s uplink bi-directional link with the LEO OICETS satellite. The experiments were conducted in May and June over a variety of atmospheric conditions. Bit error rates of 10-1 to less than 10-6 were measured on the downlink. This paper describes the preparations, precursor experiments, and operations for the link. It also presents the analyzed downlink data results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 26 February 2010
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 7587, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXII, 758703 (26 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.845063
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Keith E. Wilson, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Joseph Kovalik, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Abhijit Biswas, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Malcolm Wright, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
William T. Roberts, Jet Propulsion Lab. (United States)
Yoshihisa Takayama, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (Japan)
Shiro Yamakawa, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7587:
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXII
Hamid Hemmati, Editor(s)

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