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Laser Communciation Requirements Imposed By High Resolution Sensor Systems
Author(s): J. P. Garmon; M. L. Belcher; R. L. Muse
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Paper Abstract

Long-range, wideband data-rate, satellite communication is necessary to support the command-and-control architectures evolving for a number of strategic, tactical, and remote sensing systems. High-resolution sensors which must support wide field-of-view coverage require secure high-rate data links which are resilient to jamming and other interference sources. In particular, spaceborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) systems are attractive for applications ranging from environmental remote sensing to crisis monitoring. SAR systems can produce high-resolution imagery over protected or restricted areas, independent of local cloud cover conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 November 1988
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0996, High Data Rate Atmospheric and Space Communications, (28 November 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.960161
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J. P. Garmon, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
M. L. Belcher, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)
R. L. Muse, Georgia Institute of Technology (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0996:
High Data Rate Atmospheric and Space Communications
Robert Hauptman, Editor(s)

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