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Use of adaptive optics in ground stations for high data rate satellite-to-ground links
Author(s): E. Fischer; Th. Berkefeld; Mikael Feriencik; Marco Feriencik; V. Kaltenbach; D. Soltau; P. Adolph; R. Czichy; J. Kunde; F. Heine; K. Saucke; R. Meyer; I. Richter; Z. Sodnik

Paper Abstract

Over the past years we have successfully applied adaptive optics (AO) in some optical ground stations (OGS) to improve the signal-to-noise ratio of satellite to ground laser communications.

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Date Published: 25 September 2017
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 10562, International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016, 105623L (25 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2296200
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E. Fischer, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
Th. Berkefeld, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
Mikael Feriencik, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
Marco Feriencik, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
V. Kaltenbach, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
D. Soltau, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
P. Adolph, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
R. Czichy, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
J. Kunde, Synopta GmbH (Switzerland)
F. Heine, Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
K. Saucke, Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)
R. Meyer, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
I. Richter, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (Germany)
Z. Sodnik, European Space Research and Technology Ctr. (Netherlands)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10562:
International Conference on Space Optics — ICSO 2016
Bruno Cugny; Nikos Karafolas; Zoran Sodnik, Editor(s)

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