PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2699
PHOTONICS WEST '96 | 27 JANUARY - 2 FEBRUARY 1996
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VIII
IN THIS VOLUME

0 Sessions, 31 Papers, 0 Presentations
Transmitters  (3)
Receivers  (2)
PHOTONICS WEST '96
27 January - 2 February 1996
San Jose, CA, United States
System Design
Proc. SPIE 2699, Global satellite communication network using double-layered inclined-orbit constellation with optical intersatellite links, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238421
Proc. SPIE 2699, Proposed near-term, 1-Gbps space laser communications demonstration system, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238431
Proc. SPIE 2699, Analog link design, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238433
Experimental System Results
Proc. SPIE 2699, Performance evaluation of laser communication equipment onboard the ETS-VI satellite, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238434
Proc. SPIE 2699, Results of 150-km, 1-Gbps lasercom validation experiment using aircraft motion simulator, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238435
Proc. SPIE 2699, Ground-to-ETS-VI narrow laser beam transmission, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238436
Proc. SPIE 2699, Measurements of background noise from the earth surface using the ETS-VI/LCE, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238406
Proc. SPIE 2699, Terrestrial laser communication link at 1.3 um with quadrature amplitude modulation, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238407
Proc. SPIE 2699, Engineering model test of LUCE (Laser Utilizing Communications Equipment), 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238408
System Trades
Proc. SPIE 2699, System-level comparison of optical and rf technologies for space-to-space and space-to-ground communication links circa 2000, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238409
Proc. SPIE 2699, Comparative study of optical and rf communication systems for a Mars mission, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238410
Acquisition/Pointing/Tracking
Proc. SPIE 2699, Prototype of a coherent tracking and detection receiver with wideband vibration compensation for free-space laser communications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238411
Proc. SPIE 2699, Preliminary tracking performance of the STRV-2 lasercom transceiver, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238412
Proc. SPIE 2699, Ultrahigh-speed optical-beam steering by optical phased array antenna, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238413
Proc. SPIE 2699, Simulation and optimization of a coherent detection and tracking receiver for free-space laser communications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238414
Proc. SPIE 2699, Optomechanical design of STRV-2 lasercom transceiver using novel azimuth/slant gimbal, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238415
Transmitters
Proc. SPIE 2699, High-power Nd-doped double-clad fiber amplifier at 1.06 um, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238416
Receivers
Proc. SPIE 2699, 980-nm semiconductor optical preamplifier direct-detection receiver, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238417
Proc. SPIE 2699, New avalanche device with an ability of few-photon light pulse detection in analog mode, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238418
Modulation/Coding
Proc. SPIE 2699, Combination of a new semianalytic line code and a convolutional FEC code for free-space optical communications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238419
Optical Communication Components
Proc. SPIE 2699, Radiation-induced loss studies in Er-doped fiber amplifier systems, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238420
Proc. SPIE 2699, Laser communication component technologies: database, status, and trends, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238422
System Analysis
Proc. SPIE 2699, Performance of a multiple-aperture optical system, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238423
Proc. SPIE 2699, Free-space satellite optical communication: adaptive information bandwidth to maintain constant bit error rate during periods of high satellite vibration amplitudes, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238424
Transmitters
Proc. SPIE 2699, Optical telecommunications: performance of the protoflight model SILEX beacon, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238425
Acquisition/Pointing/Tracking
Proc. SPIE 2699, Performance evaluation of a liquid crystal beam-steering/beam-spoiling device developed for space communication applications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238426
Transmitters
Proc. SPIE 2699, High-power optical amplifier for optical interorbit communications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238427
Experimental System Results
Proc. SPIE 2699, Preliminary results of the ground/orbiter lasercom demonstration experiment between Table Mountain and the ETS-VI satellite, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238428
Overview Paper
Proc. SPIE 2699, Commercial opportunities, versus government programs, will likely drive the future of laser communications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238429
Acquisition/Pointing/Tracking
Proc. SPIE 2699, Relay mirror experiment, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238430
Experimental System Results
Proc. SPIE 2699, Pointing, acquisition, and tracking demonstration system for laser communications, 0000 (22 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.238432
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