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Laser Communications
Author(s): Monte Ross
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Paper Abstract

Laser communication systems may be divided into four classes: (a) terrestrial short-range systems through the atmosphere, (b) closed-pipe systems for sending high data rate between and within major metropolitan centers, (c) near-space communications for relaying high data rates, and (d) deep space communications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1973
PDF: 22 pages
Proc. SPIE 0038, Electro-Optics Principles and Applications, (1 June 1973); doi: 10.1117/12.953752
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Monte Ross, McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Company (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0038:
Electro-Optics Principles and Applications
John B. DeVelis; Brian J. Thompson, Editor(s)

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