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Space-Qualified Laser Diode Assembly For The NASA/DDLT Program
Author(s): Terry L Holcomb; Katherine Forrest
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Paper Abstract

A space-qualified module incorporating a high power semiconductor diode laser, collimating lens, thermal control, and driver circuit is described. Three such modules are used in an optical transmitter designed for use in NASA space laser communications experiments. Details of the various components are discussed, as well as laser diode lifetest results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 1989
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1044, Optomechanical Design of Laser Transmitters and Receivers, (11 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951276
Show Author Affiliations
Terry L Holcomb, TRW Advanced Technology Division (United States)
Katherine Forrest, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1044:
Optomechanical Design of Laser Transmitters and Receivers
Bernard D. Seery, Editor(s)

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