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Transmitter And Receiver Technology For The NASA/DDLT
Author(s): J. L. Conner
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Paper Abstract

Several optomechanical design trades have been conducted for the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) Direct Detection Laser Transceiver (DDLT) program. DDLT is an experiment designed to demonstrate high data rate direct detection optical communication technology for space applications. Weight, resonance frequency, and the accommodation of a complex thermal design are the primary transmitter design drivers. The receiver hermetic seal is the major optomechanical design issue. In addition to the transmitter/receiver trade studies, a flight qualified third mirror mode stabilized laser diode was developed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 July 1989
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 1044, Optomechanical Design of Laser Transmitters and Receivers, (11 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951285
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J. L. Conner, TRW Applied Technology Division (United States)

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

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