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Issues Impacting The Application Of Semiconductor Lasers In Space Communications
Author(s): Gary Evans; Jay Leary
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Paper Abstract

Techniques for combining individual semiconductor lasers for use as a laser communication transmitter are discussed. The geometries, aging characteristics, radiation effects, and lifetimes of semiconductor lasers are reviewed, and the resulting effects on the laser communications transmitter are assessed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 December 1981
PDF: 15 pages
Proc. SPIE 0295, Control and Communication Technology in Laser Systems, (21 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932405
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Gary Evans, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)
Jay Leary, The Aerospace Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0295:
Control and Communication Technology in Laser Systems
Kay Yong, Editor(s)

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