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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 2123

Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VI
Editor(s): G. Stephen Mecherle
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 2123
Date Published: 16 August 1994
Softcover: 49 papers (546) pages
ISBN: 9780819414168

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Present and future of optical intersatellite communication research at the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA)
Author(s): Tomohiro Araki; Shigeharu Nakamori; Yasumasa Hisada; Toshiyuki Fukuda
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Progress and plans for the optical communications program at the Jet Propulsion Lab. (JPL)
Author(s): James R. Lesh
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Overview of laser communication technologies at Rome Laboratory
Author(s): Timothy E. Busch; Paul J. Oleski; Kevin W. Dorrian; Donald J. Nicholson
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Comparison of radio frequency and optical architectures for deep-space communications via a relay satellite
Author(s): G. Stephen Mecherle; Michael Horstein
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Multigigabit optical transmission experiment through a free-space simulator
Author(s): Tetsuya Miyazaki; Keizo Inagaki; Masayuki Fujise
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Overview of the Compensated Earth-Moon-Earth Retroreflector Laser Link (CEMERLL) experiment
Author(s): Keith E. Wilson
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Functional testing of the Laser Intersatellite Transmission Experiment (LITE) engineering model
Author(s): William C. Goltsos; Don M. Boroson; Catherine Ellen DeVoe
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Overview of the Optical Communications Demonstrator
Author(s): Chien-Chung Chen; James R. Lesh
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Status of BMDO/IST lasercom advanced technology demonstration
Author(s): Eric J. Korevaar; John J. Schuster; Scott H. Bloom; Victor J. Chan; Irene H. Chen; Carrey Foster; C. S. Liu; Amy Low; Michael D. Rivers; Kevin D. Slatnick
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4-km terrestrial line-of-sight optical free-space link operating at 155 Mbit/s
Author(s): David Roger Wisely; Michael J. McCullagh; Philip L. Eardley; Peter P. Smyth; Davinder Luthra; Erasmus Couto De Miranda; Roy S. Cole
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Flight configuration for the small optical user terminal
Author(s): Paul V. Gatenby; Guy C. Baister; Jeffrey Lewis; Manfred E. Wittig
Direct detection optical relay satellite for deep-space communication
Author(s): G. Stephen Mecherle; Wade Akle; Charles John Starkus; James Eugene Klein
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Optical networks for earth-space communications and their performance
Author(s): Kamran S. Shaik; Dennis Wonica; Michael D. Wilhelm
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Tracking and Delay Relay Satellite System (TDRSS)-LIGHT: a space communications architecture
Author(s): Bernard D. Seery; Michael W. Fitzmaurice; William L. Hayden; Joseph Burt; Peter O. Minott; Michael Anthony Krainak
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Integrated heterodyne receiver and spatial tracker for binary FSK communication
Author(s): Todd E. Knibbe; Mark L. Stevens; John E. Kaufmann; Don M. Boroson; Eric A. Swanson
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Lightweight laser communications terminal for low-Earth-orbit satellite constellations
Author(s): Robert G. Marshalek; David L. Begley
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Coherent detection optical relay satellite for deep-space communications
Author(s): G. Stephen Mecherle; Wade Akle; Charles John Starkus; James Eugene Klein; Gerald W. Holleman
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Laser qualification for the Semiconductor Laser Intersatellite Link Experiment (SILEX) program
Author(s): Richard R. Craig; Benjamin Li; Benny Chan
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Evaluation of a master oscillator power amplifier (MOPA) laser diode for satellite communications
Author(s): Kevin W. Dorrian; Timothy E. Busch; Paul J. Oleski
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Optimization of pulse position modulation when using a cavity-dumped Nd:YAG laser
Author(s): Gerald W. Holleman; G. Stephen Mecherle
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Efficient, lightweight, broadbeam laser transmitter for space communications
Author(s): Raymond P. Liccini; Douglas R. Tomren; John G. Endriz; Edmund L. Wolak
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Laser transmitter assembly for the Optical Communication Demonstrator
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati; David J. Copeland
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Lasercom pointing, acquisition, and tracking control using a CCD-based tracker
Author(s): Donald Russell; Homayoon Ansari; Chien-Chung Chen
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High-speed tracking target simulator for fine tracking mechanisms
Author(s): Keizo Inagaki; Tetsuya Miyazaki; Masayuki Fujise
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Acquisition and tracking with a charge-coupled device
Author(s): Samuel I. Green
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Digital control design of a CCD-based tracking loop for precision beam pointing
Author(s): Homayoon Ansari
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Nonmechanical laser beam steering/beam spoiling methods for intersatellite cross links
Author(s): Paul J. Oleski; Kevin W. Dorrian; Timothy E. Busch
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Angular bias correction for a coherent detection spatial tracking system in free-space laser communications
Author(s): Jackie S. C. Fung
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Adaptive jitter rejection technique applicable to airborne laser communication systems
Author(s): Victor A. Skormin; Mark A. Tasullo; Timothy E. Busch
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Two-axis electromagnetic translation mechanism for focal plane arrays
Author(s): J. Blake Sathoff; G. Stephen Mecherle
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Simultaneous frequency and spatial tracking using a Fabry-Perot interferometer for free-space laser communications
Author(s): Jackie S. C. Fung
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Demonstration of jitter rejection technique for free-space laser communication
Author(s): Victor A. Skormin; Mark A. Tasullo; Timothy E. Busch
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Atmospheric transmission model through autonomous visibility measurement
Author(s): Tsun-Yee Yan
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Intensity fluctuations in the Compensated Earth-Moon-Earth Laser Link (CEMERLL) experiment
Author(s): Bruce Martin Levine; Kamran Kiasaleh
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High-data-rate error correcting coding
Author(s): Daniel M. Castagnozzi; Jeffrey C. Livas; Edward A. Bucher; Lori L. Jeromin
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Effect of turbulence on M-ARY coherent phase shifting key (PSK) systems in space laser communication
Author(s): M. M. Danaei Ahmadi; Mandavilli Mukunda Rao
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Detection of M-ARY optical polarization modulation in a communication channel
Author(s): M. M. Danaei Ahmadi; Mandavilli Mukunda Rao
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High-sensitivity direct detection optical communication system that operates in sunlight
Author(s): Liang Chen; L. S. Alvarez; Bing Yin; Thomas M. Shay
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Stark anomalous dispersion optical filter for doubled Nd:YLF lasers
Author(s): Bing Yin; Thomas M. Shay
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Optical parametric amplification for detection of weak optical signals
Author(s): Prakash R. Chakravarthi; Hamid Hemmati; Chien-Chung Chen
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Doppler shift compensation for spaceborne optical communication using a Faraday anomalous dispersion optical filter (FADOF)
Author(s): Christopher B. Svec; Thomas M. Shay
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Experimental verification of an adaptive optical multiaperture receive antenna for laser space communications
Author(s): Klaus H. Kudielka; Wolfgang M. Neubert; Arpad L. Scholtz; Walter R. Leeb
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Economical 10-m-class ground-based receiver for deep-space optical communications
Author(s): Dennis Wonica
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Design of the Optical Communication Demonstrator instrument optical system
Author(s): Norman A. Page
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Mechanical design and design processes for the Telescope Optical Assembly of the Optical Communications Demonstrator
Author(s): Bryan R. von Lossberg
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Non-Gaussian imaging properties of a spherical optical array with large size and large radius of curvature
Author(s): Qiong Zhang; Zhiping Hu; Ru-Hua Song
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Pseudophase conjugation properties of a spherical optical array with large size and large radius of curvature
Author(s): Qiong Zhang; Ru-Hua Song
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3.5-W output, diode-pumped Q-switched 532-nm laser
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati; James R. Lesh
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Control processing system architecture for the Optical Communications Demonstrator
Author(s): LeeAnn Voisinet
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