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PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 6304

Free-Space Laser Communications VI

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Volume Number: 6304
Date Published: 1 September 2006

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Optical space communications and networks
Author(s): Vincent W. S. Chan
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Control laws for a three-element Risley prism optical beam pointer
Author(s): Michael Sánchez; David Gutow
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Coherent duobinary systems for high-speed optical satellite networks
Author(s): Ilya Lyubomirsky
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Demodulation of analog data in free-space optical communication systems using discrete wavelet transformation
Author(s): Nader Namazi; Kenneth Grant; Ray Burris; Christopher Moore; Rita Mahon; William Rabinovich; G. Charmaine Gilbreath
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Risley prism beam pointer
Author(s): Miroslaw Ostaszewski; Steven Harford; Neil Doughty; Charlie Hoffman; Michael Sanchez; David Gutow; Robert Pierce
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Hybrid ARQ receiver for packet communications over free-space optical channels
Author(s): Kamran Kiasaleh
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Concepts for fast acquisition in optical communications systems
Author(s): Brandon L. Wilkerson; Dirk Giggenbach; Bernhard Epple
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Ground-to-OICETS laser communication experiments
Author(s): Morio Toyoshima; Kenichi Takizawa; Toshiaki Kuri; Werner Klaus; Masahiro Toyoda; Hiroo Kunimori; Takashi Jono; Yoshihisa Takayama; Nobuhiro Kura; Kouichi Ohinata; Katsuyoshi Arai; Koichi Shiratama
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Physical basis and corresponding instruments for PAT performance testing of inter-satellite laser communication terminals
Author(s): Liren Liu; Lijuan Wang; Zhu Luan; Jianfeng Sun; Anhu Li; De'an Liu
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Passive long range acousto-optic sensor
Author(s): Dan Slater
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Broad L-band operation from resonantly pumped Er:YOS laser
Author(s): K. Spariosu; M. Cashen; R. A. Reeder; V. Leyva; R. Equall
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An end-to-end demonstration of a receiver array based free-space photon counting communications link
Author(s): P. I. Hopman; P. W. Boettcher; L. M. Candell; J. B. Glettler; R. Shoup; G. Zogbi
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Coherent optical focal plane array receiver for PPM signals: investigation and applications
Author(s): M. Muñoz Fernández; K. M. Cheung; R. Mukai
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Laser wavefront propagation through turbulent separated shear layers: laboratory experiments, computations, and physical modeling
Author(s): Fazlul R. Zubair; Josep Salvans-Tort; Siarhei Piatrovich; David W. Gwozdz; Aaron P. Freeman; Jennifer Shockro; Philip J. Garcia; Jennifer C. Nathman; Haris J. Catrakis
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Wave optics simulation of pseudo-partially coherent beam propagation through turbulence: application to laser communications
Author(s): Xifeng Xiao; David Voelz
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Free-space optical communication links in a marine environment
Author(s): Veena Gadwal; Stephen Hammel
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45 Mbps cat's eye modulating retro-reflector link over 7 Km
Author(s): W. S. Rabinovich; R. Mahon; P. G. Goetz; L. Swingen; J. Murphy; M. Ferraro; R. Burris; M. Suite; C. I. Moore; G. C. Gilbreath; S. Binari
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Low-cost large aperture telescopes for optical communications
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati
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Theoretical model for the first electronically phase-locked optical array without a reference beam
Author(s): Thomas M. Shay
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Advances in optical phased array technology
Author(s): Anna Linnenberger; Steve Serati; Jay Stockley
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Experimental study of spatial structure of turbulence at Maui Space Surveillance Site (MSSS)
Author(s): Mikhail S. Belen'kii; Edward Cuellar; Kevin A. Hughes; Vincent A. Rye
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Performance of free space optical communication systems using polarization shift keying modulation
Author(s): Sugianto Trisno; Christopher C. Davis
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First experimental demonstration of self-synchronous locking of optical coherence by single-detector electronic-frequency tagging of fiber amplifiers
Author(s): T. M. Shay; Vincent Benham; J. T. Baker; Benjamin Ward; Anthony D. Sanchez; Mark A. Culpepper; D. Pilkington; Justin Spring; Douglas J. Nelson; Chunte A. Lu
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Atmospheric turbulence measurements over desert site using ground-based instruments, kite/tethered-blimp platform, and aircraft relevant to optical communications and imaging systems: preliminary results
Author(s): Arun K. Majumdar; Frank D. Eaton; Michael L. Jensen; Demos T. Kyrazis; Bryce Schumm; Matthew P. Dierking; Marjorie A. Shoemake; Dari Dexheimer; Jennifer C. Ricklin
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Optical wireless indoor systems: how to improve data rate
Author(s): M. Olivier Bouchet; M. Claude Rouet
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Orbital angular momentum (OAM) multiplexing in free-space optical data transfer
Author(s): Jiao Lin; Xiao-Cong Yuan; Shaohua Tao
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80 Gb/s free-space optical communication demonstration between an aerostat and a ground terminal
Author(s): Raymond M. Sova; Joseph E. Sluz; David W. Young; Juan C. Juarez; Anurag Dwivedi; Nickolas M. Demidovich; J. E. Graves; Malcolm Northcott; Jeff Douglass; John Phillips; Don Driver; Andy McClarin; David Abelson
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Three-dimensional optical pointing system encoded by radial trifocal tensors
Author(s): Tzung-Hsien Ho; Christopher C. Davis
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Multiple input multiple output systems for optical wireless: challenges and possibilities
Author(s): Dominic C. O'Brien; Shabnam Quasem; Sasha Zikic; Grahame E. Faulkner
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Free-space quantum cryptography in the H-alpha Fraunhofer window
Author(s): D. J. Rogers; J. C. Bienfang; A. Mink; B. J. Hershman; A. Nakassis; X. Tang; L. Ma; D. H. Su; Carl J. Williams; Charles W. Clark
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Using a GPS-aided inertial system for coarse-pointing of free-space optical communication terminals
Author(s): Bernhard Epple
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Packet-layer forward error correction coding for fading mitigation
Author(s): Hennes Henniger
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Optical wireless communications for micromachines
Author(s): Dominic C. O'Brien; Wei Wen Yuan; Jing Jing Liu; Grahame E. Faulkner; Steve J. Elston; Steve Collins; Lesley A. Parry-Jones
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Multi-beam space-time coded systems for optical atmospheric channels
Author(s): Jaime A. Anguita; Mark A. Neifeld; Bane V. Vasic
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Optimum and suboptimum detection mechanisms for free-space binary PPM optical communication systems with APD detector arrays
Author(s): Michael Cole; Kamran Kiasaleh
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Design and implementation of a bootstrapping model for free-space optical backbone networks
Author(s): Jaime Llorca; Archana Anibha; Stuart Milner
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Aperture averaging analysis and aperture shape invariance of received scintillation in free space optical communication links
Author(s): Heba Yuksel; Christopher C. Davis
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Adaptive control of jitter in laser beam pointing and tracking
Author(s): Néstor O. Pérez Arancibia; Neil Chen; Steve Gibson; Tsu-Chin Tsao
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Wavelength-diversity transmission for fading mitigation in the atmospheric optical communication channel
Author(s): Dirk Giggenbach; Brandon L. Wilkerson; Hennes Henniger; Nicolas Perlot
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Beam-tracking in FSO links impaired by correlated fading
Author(s): Kamran Kiasaleh
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Mitigation of dynamic wavefront distortions using a modified simplex optimization approach
Author(s): Rahul M. Khandekar; Vladimir V. Nikulin
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3.5 micron free-space laser communications
Author(s): Allen Geiger; Chueh Ting; Edward J. Burlbaw; Jianwu Ding; Shinn-Der Sheu
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Analysis of a ground to satellite optical link with a cooperative satellite beacon
Author(s): Santasri Basu; David Voelz
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Broadband backhaul communication for stratospheric platforms: the stratospheric optical payload experiment (STROPEX)
Author(s): Joachim Horwath; Markus Knapek; Bernhard Epple; Martin Brechtelsbauer; Brandon Wilkerson
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Measurements of the beam-wave fluctuations over a 142 km atmospheric path
Author(s): N. Perlot; D. Giggenbach; H. Henniger; J. Horwath; M. Knapek; K. Zettl
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Three-stage tracking approach in development of a free-space laser communicator
Author(s): Alexander S. Koujelev; Alexander E. Dudelzak
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Double-prism scanner for testing tracking performance of inter-satellite laser communication terminals
Author(s): Anhu Li; Liren Liu; Jianfeng Sun; Xianghong Zhong; Deyan Xu; Qiande Shen; Yu Zhou; Zhu Luan; Lijuan Wang
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Finite element analysis on the assembly of circular wedge prism
Author(s): Anhu Li; Jianfeng Sun; Yongjian Zhu; Liren Liu
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A double-focus collimator system for full PAT performance testing of inter-satellite laser communication terminals
Author(s): Lijuan Wang; Zhu Luan; Jianfeng Sun; Yu Zhou; De'an Liu; Liren Liu
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The DLR ground station in the optical payload experiment (STROPEX): results of the atmospheric measurement instruments
Author(s): Markus Knapek; Joachim Horwath; Nicolas Perlot; Brandon Wilkerson
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Large-aperture laser beam scanner for inter-satellite laser communications ground test: assembly and test
Author(s): Jianfeng Sun; Lei Yang; Liren Liu; Qiande Shen; Nan Xu
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Modulation scheme for wireless optical intensity channel based spatial coding
Author(s): Weiqing Pan; Liren Liu; Jiming Wang; Dong Zhao
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Coherent effects and aperture averaging in retroreflected light
Author(s): Rita Mahon; William S. Rabinovich; Harris R. Burris; Mike S. Ferraro; Wade Freeman; Christopher Moore; James Murphy; Michelle Suite; Linda Wasiczko
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Effects of wavefront aberrations of lens on the optical simulator for free-space laser long-distance propagation
Author(s): Lingyu Wan; Liren Liu; Jianfeng Sun
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