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Proceedings of SPIE Volume 6105

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

Volume Number: 6105
Date Published: 10 February 2006
Softcover: 26 papers (254) pages
ISBN: 9780819461476

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Optimal GEO lasercomm terminal field of view for LEO link support
Author(s): Charles W. Hindman; Jeffrey P. Hunt; Brian S. Engberg; Kevin J. Walchko
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Simplified lasercom system architecture using a disturbance-free platform
Author(s): Chien-Chung Chen; Hamid Hemmati; Abhijit Biswas; Gerardo Ortiz; William Farr; Nelson Pedreiro
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Development of optical antennas utilizing free form surface optics for the high speed laser communication systems
Author(s): Koichi Takahashi; Yoshinori Arimoto
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Real-time combining of optical array signals
Author(s): V. Vilnrotter; C.-W. Lau; K. Andrews; P. Vo; M. Srinivasan; D. Lee
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4-ary PAM signaling for increasing the capacity of metro light-wave systems
Author(s): Sivakumar Lanka; Moncef B. Tayahi; Jan Cartsens; Lutz Hofmann
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Analysis of capacity and probability of outage for free-space optical channels with fading due to pointing and tracking error
Author(s): Richard J. Barron; Don M. Boroson
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Performance of a laser communication system with acousto-optic tracking: an experimental study
Author(s): V. Nikulin; R. Khandekar; J. Sofka
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Star tracker based ATP system conceptual design and pointing accuracy estimation
Author(s): Gerardo G. Ortiz; Shinhak Lee
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Centroiding accuracy of infrared Earth images mitigating impact of blurring and Earth non-uniformity
Author(s): Y. Chen; G. G. Ortiz; H. Hemmati; S. Lee
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Bit error rate optimization of an acousto-optic tracking system for free-space laser communications
Author(s): J. Sofka; V. Nikulin
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Daytime use of astronomical telescopes for deep-space optical links
Author(s): W. Thomas Roberts; Gerardo G. Ortiz; Timothy A. Boyd
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Binary quantum receiver concept demonstration
Author(s): Chi-Wung Lau; Victor A. Vilnrotter; Sam Dolinar; JM Geremia; Hideo Mabuchi
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A novel monolithic beam steering high power transmitter for low cost free space optical wireless links
Author(s): Fat Kit Lau; Xin Zhao; Chyng Wen Tee; Richard Penty; Ian White; Michel Calligaro; Michel Lecomte; Olivier Parillaud; Nicolas Michel; Michel Krakowski
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Non-polarization and non-absorbing beamsplitters for laser communications
Author(s): Keqi Zhang; Ali Smajkiewicz
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Ultra-light weight telescope coupled with portable AO system for laser communications applications
Author(s): Sergio R. Restaino; Ty Martinez; Jonathan R. Andrews; Christopher C. Wilcox; Freddie Santiago; Robert Romeo; Robert Martin
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Mitigation of atmospheric effects on terrestrial FSO communication systems by using high-speed beam tracking antenna
Author(s): Kamugisha Kazaura; Kazunori Omae; Toshiji Suzuki; Mitsuji Matsumoto; Takuro Sato; Koichi Asatani; Mitsutoshi Hatori; Tadaaki Murakami; Koichi Takahashi; Hideki Matsumoto; Kazuhiko Wakamori; Yoshinori Arimoto
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Telescope wavefront aberration compensation with a deformable mirror in an adaptive optics system
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati; Yijiang Chen; Ian Crossfield
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Airborne laser communications and performance enhancement by equalization
Author(s): Sangwoo Lee; Belal Hamzeh; Mohsen Kavehrad
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Mitigation of dynamic wavefront distortions using a nematic liquid crystal spatial light modulator and simplex optimization
Author(s): Rahul M. Khandekar; Vladimir V. Nikulin
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Coherent optical array receiver experiment: design, implementation, and BER Performance of a multichannel coherent optical receiver for PPM signals under atmospheric turbulence
Author(s): Michela Muñoz Fernández; Victor A. Vilnrotter; Ryan Mukai; Babak Hassibi
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Atmospheric turbulence effects on a wavelength diversified ground-to-UAV FSO link
Author(s): Alan Harris; James J. Sluss; Hazem H. Refai; Peter G LoPresti
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The experimental determination of on-off keying laser communications probability models and a comparison with theory
Author(s): William Brown; Bruce Wallin; Daniel Lesniewski; David Gooding; James Martin
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Control of the intensity fluctuations of random electromagnetic beams on propagation in weak atmospheric turbulence
Author(s): O. Korotkova
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Mars laser communication demonstration: what it would have been
Author(s): A. Biswas; D. Boroson; B. Edwards
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142 km, 5.625 Gbps free-space optical link based on homodyne BPSK modulation
Author(s): Robert Lange; Berry Smutny; Bernhard Wandernoth; Reinhard Czichy; Dirk Giggenbach
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OICETS on-orbit laser communication experiments
Author(s): Takashi Jono; Yoshihisa Takayama; Nobuhiro Kura; Koichi Ohinata; Yoshisada Koyama; Koichi Shiratama; Zoran Sodnik; Benoit Demelenne; Aneurin Bird; Katsuyoshi Arai
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