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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 5160

Free-Space Laser Communication and Active Laser Illumination III
Editor(s): David G. Voelz; Jennifer C. Ricklin
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Volume Details

Volume Number: 5160
Date Published: 27 January 2004
Softcover: 54 papers (520) pages
ISBN: 9780819450333

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Performance loss factors for optical communication through clear air turbulence
Author(s): Jennifer C. Ricklin; Stephane Bucaille; Frederic M. Davidson
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Scintillation measurements of broadband 980-nm laser light in clear air turbulence
Author(s): Frederic M. Davidson; Stephane Bucaille; G. Charmaine Gilbreath; Eun Oh
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Optical turbulence model for laser propagation and imaging applications
Author(s): Eun Oh; Jennifer C. Ricklin; G. Charmaine Gilbreath; Neil J. Vallestero; Frank D. Eaton
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Fading effects due to scintillation caused by atmospheric turbulence in a wireless optical communication link
Author(s): Roger D. Halbing; Craig R. Hershberger; John A. Stalder; Larry C. Andrews; Ronald L. Phillips
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Effect of partially coherent quasi-monochromatic Gaussian beam on probability of fade
Author(s): Olga Korotkova; Larry C. Andrews; Ronald L. Phillips
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Optimization of laser propagation for extensive turbulent atmospheric paths in conditions of thermal blooming
Author(s): Vadim V Dudorov; Valeriy V Kolosov
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Annular Gaussian beams in turbulent media
Author(s): Frida E Stromqvist Vetelino; Larry C. Andrews
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Compensation of laser beam projection through turbulence in multimirror adaptive optics system with phase retrieval method
Author(s): Yanchai Zhang; Michael C. Roggemann; Timothy J. Schulz; Ronald Kizito
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Direct measurement of the bit error rate improvement of a laser communication system with low-order adaptive optics
Author(s): Robert K. Tyson; Douglas E. Canning; Mark Smith
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Simplex optimization-based dynamic wavefront control for mitigation of atmospheric distortions of the laser beam
Author(s): Vladimir V. Nikulin
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Analysis of compound parabolic concentrators and aperture averaging to mitigate fading on free-space optical links
Author(s): Linda M. Wasiczko; Igor I. Smolyaninov; Christopher C. Davis
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Air Force Research Laboratory program in active tracking
Author(s): James F. Riker
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Solid state tracking integrated optical wireless transceivers for line-of-sight optical links
Author(s): Dominic C. O'Brien; Grahame E. Faulkner; David J. Edwards; Paul Stavrinou; Gareth Parry; Jacques Bellon; Martin J. Sibley; Vinod A. Lalithambika; Valencia M. Joyner; Rina J. Samsudin; David M. Holburn; Robert J. Mears
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Hybrid laser beam steerer for laser communications applications
Author(s): Jozef Sofka; Vladimir V. Nikulin; Victor A. Skormin; Donald J. Nicholson
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Multiloop control of a nanopositioning mechanism for ultraprecision beam steering
Author(s): Jason J. Gorman; Nicholas G. Dagalakis; Bradley G. Boone
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New generation of gimbal systems for laser positioning applications
Author(s): Jozef Sofka; Victor A. Skormin; Vladimir V. Nikulin; Donald J. Nicholson; Mark Rosheim
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Comparison of macro-tip/tilt and mesoscale position beam-steering transducers for free-space optical communications using a quadrant photodiode sensor
Author(s): Karl B. Fielhauer; Bradley G. Boone; Jonathan R. Bruzzi; Bernard E. Kluga; James R. Connelly; Michele M. Bierbaum; Jason J. Gorman; Nicholas G. Dagalakis
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High-speed polarization multiplexed optical scanner for three-dimensional scanning applications
Author(s): Sajjad A. Khan; Nabeel Agha Riza
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Research in free-space optical data transfer at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory
Author(s): G. Charmaine Gilbreath; William S. Rabinovich
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Long-wave infrared (10-micron) free-space optical communication system
Author(s): Andrew Pavelchek; Richard G. Trissel; James Plante; Saul Umbrasas
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Analysis of fading for a free-space optical communication link subject to atmospheric scintillation
Author(s): John J. Kiriazes; Ronald L. Phillips; Larry C. Andrews
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First experimental demonstration of full-duplex communications on a single laser beam
Author(s): Thomas M. Shay; John A. MacCannell; Christopher D. Garrett; David A. Hazzard; Jason A. Payne; Norman Dahlstrom; S. Horan
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Modeling of long-range atmospheric lasercom links between static and mobile platforms
Author(s): Ernst Ted Scharlemann; Eric F. Breitfeller; John R. Henderson; Jeffrey S. Kallman; James R. Morris; Anthony J. Ruggiero
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Mathematical model of power distribution as a function of FOV and optical thickness
Author(s): Debbie Kedar; Shlomi Arnon
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Characterization of Fibre-Channel over highly turbulent optical wireless links
Author(s): Gary W. Johnson; Bruce D. Henderer; Jeffrey W. Wilburn; Anthony J. Ruggiero
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LISA optics model: computational steps
Author(s): Eugene Waluschka; Lawrence M. Scherr
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Software-based photon counting telemetry receiver for an infrared communications satellite
Author(s): Ashish Arora; Paul J Edwards
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Impact of random jitter on a laser satellite communication system with an optical preamplifier
Author(s): Anna Polishuk; Shlomi Arnon
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Space-time optical channel model for mobile FSO networks
Author(s): Victor Yeeman Lo
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Optical multidimensional multiple access (O-MDMA): a new concept for free-space laser communication based on photonic mixer devices
Author(s): Holger Hess; Martin Albrecht; Markus Grothof; Stephan Hussmann; Rudolf Schwarte
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High-speed large-area surface-normal multiple quantum well modulators
Author(s): Peter G. Goetz; Rita Mahon; Todd H. Stievater; William S. Rabinovich; Steven C. Binari
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Low-loss wavelength-multiplexed optical scanners using volume Bragg gratings for transmit-receive lasercom systems
Author(s): Zahid Yaqoob; Nabeel Agha Riza
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Analysis of pulse fluctuations in random media
Author(s): Reuven Mazar; Alexander Bronshtein; I-Tai Lu
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Double-shearing interferometer for accurate test of laser wavefront
Author(s): Zhu Luan; Liren Liu; Jifeng Zu; Shuyun Teng
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Validity of Kolmogorov turbulence at higher elevations
Author(s): Arkadi Zilberman; Ephim Golbraikh; Norman S Kopeika
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Image sharpness metric-based deformable mirror control for beam projection systems operating in strong scintillation
Author(s): Ronald Kizito; Michael C. Roggemann; Timothy J. Schulz; Yanchai Zhang
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Simulative technique to measure beam transmission of in-satellite communications
Author(s): Shuyun Teng; Liren Liu; Jifeng Zu; Zhu Luan
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Passive optical monitor for atmospheric turbulence and windspeed
Author(s): Mena F. Stell; Christopher I. Moore; Harris R. Burris; Michele R. Suite; Michael J. Vilcheck; Mark A. Davis; Rita Mahon; Eun Oh; William S. Rabinovich; G. Charmaine Gilbreath; William J. Scharpf; Anne E. Reed
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Automatic alignment of optical-beam-based GPS for a free-space laser communication system
Author(s): Gang Lu; Yimin Lu; Tianping Deng; Hui Liu
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Low-frequency sampling adaptive thresholding for free-space optical communication receivers with multiplicative noise
Author(s): Harris R. Burris; Christopher I. Moore; Michael J. Vilcheck; Rita Mahon; Mena F. Stell; Michele R. Suite; Mark A. Davis; William J. Scharpf; Anne E. Reed; William S. Rabinovich; G. Charmaine Gilbreath; Eun Oh; Nader M. Namazi
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Fast steering mirror implementation for reduction of focal-spot wander in a long-distance free-space optical communication link
Author(s): Michele R. Suite; Harris R. Burris; Christopher I. Moore; Michael J. Vilcheck; Rita Mahon; Carmen Jackson; Mena F. Stell; Mark A. Davis; William S. Rabinovich; William J. Scharpf; Anne E. Reed; G. Charmaine Gilbreath
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Design of a large-view-angle receiver for free-space laser communication
Author(s): Ching-Cherng Sun; Shih-Hsin Ma
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Free-space optical communication link at 1550 nm using multiple-quantum-well modulating retroreflectors in a marine environment
Author(s): Rita Mahon; Harris R. Burris; William S. Rabinovich; G. Charmaine Gilbreath; Peter G. Goetz; Christopher I. Moore; Timothy J. Meehan; Mena F. Stell; Michael J. Vilcheck; Jennifer L. Witkowsky; Lee Swingen; Michele R. Suite; Eun Oh; Jeffrey P. Koplow
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Progress in high-speed communication at the NRL Chesapeake Bay lasercomm testbed
Author(s): Michael J. Vilcheck; Harris R. Burris; Christopher I. Moore; Mena F. Stell; Michele R. Suite; Mark A. Davis; Rita Mahon; Eun Oh; William J. Scharpf; William S. Rabinovich; Anne E. Reed; G. Charmaine Gilbreath
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Spatial intensity correlation and aperture averaging measurements in a 20-mile retroreflected lasercom link
Author(s): Christopher I. Moore; Harris R. Burris; Michele R. Suite; Mena F. Stell; Michael J. Vilcheck; Mark A. Davis; Rita Mahon; William S. Rabinovich; G. Charmaine Gilbreath; Eun Oh; William J. Scharpf; Anne E. Reed
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Field test results of the three-dimensional acquisition and tracking (3DATA) sensor system
Author(s): Paul W. Fairchild; David Lilly; William Brian Matkin
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Free-space optical communication link performance enhancement via modified receiver geometric characteristics
Author(s): Narasimha S. Prasad; Patrick T Kratovil; Sara C. Tucker; Neil J. Vallestero; Mark Khusid
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Wide-range fine pointing mechanism for free-space laser communications
Author(s): Kazuhiko Aoki; Yoshiho Yanagita; Hidehiko Kuroda; Koichi Shiratama
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