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Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XVII
Editor(s): G. Stephen Mecherle

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Volume Number: 5712
Date Published: 18 April 2005

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Optical inter-satellite links based on homodyne BPSK modulation: heritage, status, and outlook
Author(s): Robert Lange; Berry Smutny
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Coherent transmission feasibility analysis
Author(s): Joachim Horwath; Florian David; Markus Knapek; Nicolas Perlot
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Evaluation of optical up- and downlinks from high altitude platforms using IM/DD
Author(s): Hennes Henniger; Dirk Giggenbach; Joachim Horwath; Christoph Rapp
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Performance of laser communication uplinks and downlinks in the presence of pointing errors and atmospheric distortions
Author(s): Vladimir V. Nikulin; Rahul Khandekar
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Transporting RF signals over free-space optical links
Author(s): Hakki H. Refai; James J. Sluss Jr.; Hazem H. Refai; Mohammed Atiquzzaman
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Effect of optical beat interference on channel spacing in DWDM optical systems
Author(s): Moncef B. Tayahi; Sivakumar Lanka; Banmali Rawat; Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri
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Approach for acquiring and tracking downlink from Mars using the Hale telescope
Author(s): Abhijit Biswas; Sabino Piazzolla; K. Quirk; Gerardo G. Ortiz; Shinhak Lee; Meera Srinivasan; Chien Chung Chen
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High bitrate free-space communicator using automatic nonlinear all-optical beam tracking
Author(s): Alexander E. Dudelzak; Alexander Sergeevich Kuzhelev; Daniel Gratton; Louis Hotte; Yoshinori Arimoto
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Fully optical real-time pointing, acquisition, and tracking system for free space optical link
Author(s): Tzung-Hsien Ho; Stuart D. Milner; Christopher C. Davis
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Uplink beacon laser for Mars laser communication demonstration (MLCD)
Author(s): Abhijit Biswas; Malcolm W. Wright; Joseph Kovalik; Sabino Piazzolla
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Free space optical alignment system using GPS
Author(s): Wee-Leong Saw; Hazem H. Refai; James J. Sluss Jr.
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Wavelength diversity in free-space optics to alleviate fog effects
Author(s): Eric Wainright; Hazem H. Refai; James J. Sluss Jr.
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Performance and analysis of reconfigurable hybrid FSO/RF wireless networks
Author(s): Tzung-Hsien Ho; Sugianto Trisno; Aniket Desai; Jaime Llorca; Stuart D. Milner; Christopher C. Davis
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Simplex-based wavefront control for the mitigation of dynamic distortions caused by atmospheric turbulence
Author(s): Vladimir V. Nikulin; Dave Zhang
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Modeling wind in simulations of atmospheric optical propagation
Author(s): Nicolas Perlot; Joachim Horwath; Ralf Juengling
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Cloud-cover mitigation of the influence of atmospheric turbulence on propagation of laser beams
Author(s): Sergey S. Sarkisov; Michael J. Curley; Burl H. Peterson; George Edlin; Ronald Snow; John V. York; John F. Rushing
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Coherent optical receiver for PPM signals under atmospheric turbulence
Author(s): Michela Munyoz Fernandez; Victor A. Vilnrotter
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A decoder architecture for high-speed free-space laser communications
Author(s): Michael Cheng; Michael Nakashima; Jon Hamkins; Bruce Moision; Maged Barsoum
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Large diameter refractive Fresnel lenses as low-cost optical communication ground receiver aperture
Author(s): Hamid Hemmati
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Optical vector receiver operating near the quantum limit
Author(s): Victor A. Vilnrotter; Chi-Wung Lau
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Airborne optical communications demonstrator design and pre-flight test results
Author(s): Abhijit Biswas; Norman Page; Jerry Neal; David Zhu; Malcolm Wright; Gerardo G. Ortiz; William H. Farr; Hamid Hemmati
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Components development for NeLS optical terminal
Author(s): Yoshisada Koyama; Eihisa Morikawa; Hiroo Kunimori; Koichi Shiratama; Yasuhiko Yasuda
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Two-element optical array receiver concept demonstration
Author(s): Victor A. Vilnrotter; Chi-Wung Lau; Kenneth Andrews; Meera Srinivasan
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Micro-optical rotary joint for multichannel communication via a rotating surface
Author(s): Markus Stark; Matthias Rank; Michael Schmidt; Gregor Popp; Hans Poisel
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Sub-millimeter laser ranging results using a pseudo-random code modulation
Author(s): Joseph M. Kovalik; William H. Farr; Carlos Esproles; Hamid Hemmati
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Pointing knowledge accuracy of the star tracker based ATP system
Author(s): Shinhak Lee; Gerardo G. Ortiz; James W. Alexander
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