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Transmission Schemes For Optical Telecommunications In Space
Author(s): Ch. Noldeke
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Paper Abstract

A theoretical investigation on optical transmission schemes for free-space applications is carried out. Receiver sensitivity of direct detection schemes like NRZ and QPPM (quaternary pulse position modulation) are evaluated. For bit rates between 10 and 65 Mbit/s, QPPM outperforms NRZ by up to 2.0 dB.

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Date Published: 6 October 1989
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1131, Optical Space Communication, (6 October 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.961528
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Ch. Noldeke, ANT Nachrichtentechnik GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1131:
Optical Space Communication
Georges Otrio, Editor(s)

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