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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 1417

Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies III
Editor(s): David L. Begley; Bernard D. Seery
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 1417
Date Published: 1 June 1991
Softcover: 54 papers (600) pages
ISBN: 9780819405074

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SILEX project: the first European optical intersatellite link experiment
Author(s): Bernard Laurent; Olivier Duchmann
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Space station laser communication transceiver
Author(s): Michael W. Fitzmaurice; William L. Hayden
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GOPEX: a deep-space optical communications demonstration with the Galileo spacecraft
Author(s): Keith E. Wilson; Jon A. Schwartz; James R. Lesh
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How to meet intersatellite links mission requirements by an adequate optical terminal design
Author(s): Olivier Duchmann; Gilles Planche
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Optical phase-locked loop for free-space laser communications with heterodyne detection
Author(s): Moe Zaw Win; Chien-Chung Chen; Robert A. Scholtz
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Optical approach to proximity-operations communications for Space Station Freedom
Author(s): Robert G. Marshalek
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Optical space-to-ground link availability assessment and diversity requirements
Author(s): William W. Chapman; Michael W. Fitzmaurice
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Bandwidth requirements for direct detection optical communication receivers with PPM signaling
Author(s): Frederic M. Davidson; Xiaoli Sun; Michael Anthony Krainak
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Design considerations for air-to-air laser communications
Author(s): William L. Casey; Glenn R. Doughty; Robert K. Marston; John Muhonen
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Low-insertion-loss, high-precision liquid crystal optical phased array
Author(s): William J. Cassarly; John C. Ehlert; D. Henry
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Nonmechanical steering of laser beams by multiple aperture antennas: tolerance analysis
Author(s): Wolfgang M. Neubert; Walter R. Leeb; Arpad L. Scholtz
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Acquisition and tracking performance measurements for a high-speed area array detector system
Author(s): Ralph C. Short; Michael A. Cosgrove; David L. Clark; Anthony J. Martino; Hongwoo Park; Bernard D. Seery
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Pointing, acquisition, and tracking system of the European SILEX program: a major technological step for intersatellite optical communication
Author(s): Michel Bailly; Eric Perez
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Free-space simulator for laser transmission
Author(s): Keizo Inagaki; Mitsuo Nohara; Kenichi Araki; Masayuki Fujise; Yoji Furuhama
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Low-data-rate coherent optical link demonstration using frequency-stabilized solid-state lasers
Author(s): Chien-Chung Chen; Moe Zaw Win; William K. Marshall; James R. Lesh
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NASA's flight-technology development program: a 650-Mbit/s laser communications testbed
Author(s): William L. Hayden; Michael W. Fitzmaurice; Dave Nace; Donald C. Lokerson; Peter O. Minott; William W. Chapman
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Nd:host laser-based optical terminal development study for intersatellite links
Author(s): Andrea E. Marini; Antonio Della Torre; Alexandru F. Popescu
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Equipment development for an atmospheric-transmission measurement campaign
Author(s): Domingo Ruiz; Paul J. Kremer
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Novel angular discriminator for spatial tracking in free-space laser communications
Author(s): Jackie S. C. Fung
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Heterodyne acquisition and tracking in a free-space diode laser link
Author(s): Martin F. Hueber; Arpad L. Scholtz; Walter R. Leeb
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Spatial acquisition and tracking for deep-space optical communication packages
Author(s): Chien-Chung Chen; Muthu Jeganathan; James R. Lesh
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Coarse pointing assembly for the SILEX program, or how to achieve outstanding pointing accuracy with simple hardware associated with consistent control laws
Author(s): Daniel Buvat; Gerard Muller; Patrick Peyrot
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Simulation model and on-ground performances validation of the PAT system for the SILEX program
Author(s): Francois R. Cossec; Patrick Doubrere; Eric Perez
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Laser terminal attitude determination via autonomous star tracking
Author(s): William W. Chapman; Michael W. Fitzmaurice
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Qualification testing of a diode-laser transmitter for free-space coherent communications
Author(s): Allen D. Pillsbury; John A. Taylor
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Injection chaining of diode-pumped single-frequency ring lasers for free-space communication
Author(s): Emily A. P. Cheng; Thomas J. Kane; Richard W. Wallace; Donald M. Cornwell
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Diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser transmitter for free-space optical communications
Author(s): Enzo Nava; Giuseppe Re Garbagnati; Maurizio Garbi; Livio D. Marchiori; Andrea E. Marini
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Comparative life test of 0.8-um laser diodes for SILEX under NRZ and QPPM modulation
Author(s): Bodo Menke; Roland Loeffler
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Optical ISL transmitter design that uses a high-power LD amplifier
Author(s): Mitsuo Nohara; Takashi Harada; Masayuki Fujise
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Performance of a phased array semiconductor laser source for coherent laser communications
Author(s): David K. Probst; Robert R. Rice
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A 120-Mbit/s QPPM high-power semiconductor transmitter performance and reliability
Author(s): Peter Greulich; Bernd Hespeler; Thomas Spatscheck
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Compensation efficiency of an optical adaptive transmitter
Author(s): Yue-Zhong Feng; Zhengfang Song; Zhiben Gong
Stability considerations in relay lens design for optical communications
Author(s): Allan Gardam; Reginald P. Jonas
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Liquid crystals for lasercom applications
Author(s): Chinh Tan; Robert T. Carlson
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Prismatic anamorphic beam expanders for free-space optical communications
Author(s): Reginald P. Jonas
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High-current, high-bandwidth laser diode current driver
Author(s): David J. Copeland; Robert K. Zimmerman
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Electro-optic resonant modulator for coherent optical communication
Author(s): Deborah L. Robinson; Chien-Chung Chen; Hamid Hemmati
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Far-field and wavefront characterization of a high-power semiconductor laser for free-space optical communications
Author(s): Donald M. Cornwell; Babak N. Saif
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Multistability, instability, and chaos for intracavity magneto-optic modulation output
Author(s): Darang Yang; Ru-Hua Song; Zhiping Hu; Shixiao Le
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GSFC conceptual design study for an intersatellite optical multiple access communication system
Author(s): Neil D. Fox; William L. Maynard; Ernest S. Clarke; Ronald C. Bruno
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Performance of a demonstration system for simultaneous laser beacon tracking and low-data-rate optical communications with multiple platforms
Author(s): Ralph C. Short; Michael A. Cosgrove; David L. Clark; Paul J. Oleski
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Optical link demonstration with a lightweight transceiver breadboard
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati; James R. Lesh; John G. Apostolopoulos; Hector M. Del Castillo; A. S. Martinez
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Effects of atmospheric conditions on the performance of free-space infrared communications
Author(s): Timothy L. Grotzinger
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Optical dividers for quadrant avalanche photodiode detectors
Author(s): Samuel I. Green
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Reliability analysis of a multiple-laser-diode beacon for intersatellite links
Author(s): Andreas Mauroschat
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Narrowband optical interference filters
Author(s): John M. Cotton; William L. Casey
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Comparison of simulation and experimental measurements of avalanche photodiode receiver performance
Author(s): G. Stephen Mecherle; Robert J. Henderson
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Modulation characteristics of high-power phase-locked arrays of antiguides
Author(s): Eric R. Anderson; Michael Jansen; Dan Botez; Luke J. Mawst; Thomas J. Roth; Jane J. Yang
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Comparison of optical technologies for a high-data-rate Mars link
Author(s): Rodney L. Spence
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A 39-photon/bit direct-detection receiver at 810 nm, BER = 1x10-6, 60-Mbit/s QPPM
Author(s): Andrew D. MacGregor; Bruno Dion; Christoph Noeldeke; Olivier Duchmann
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Homodyne PSK receivers with laser diode sources
Author(s): G. Stephen Mecherle; Robert J. Henderson
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Life test of high-power Matsushita BTRS laser diodes
Author(s): Terry L. Holcomb
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Environmental testing of a Q-switched Nd:YLF laser and a Nd:YAG ring laser
Author(s): Deborah L. Robinson
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Design of a diode-pumped Nd:YAG laser communication system
Author(s): Heinz Sontag; Ulrich A. Johann; Klaus Pribil
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