PROCEEDINGS VOLUME 2990
PHOTONICS WEST '97 | 8-14 FEBRUARY 1997
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies IX
PHOTONICS WEST '97
8-14 February 1997
San Jose, CA, United States
Lasercom Flight Programs
Proc. SPIE 2990, SILEX program status: a major milestone is reached, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273683
Proc. SPIE 2990, SILEX overview after flight terminals campaign, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273693
Proc. SPIE 2990, Overview of the Ground-to-Orbit Lasercom Demonstration (GOLD), 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273703
Proc. SPIE 2990, Current status of OICETS laser-communication-terminal development: development of laser diodes and sensors for OICETS program, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273707
Proc. SPIE 2990, Description of STRV-2 lasercom flight hardware, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273708
Experimental Results I
Proc. SPIE 2990, Results of one GBPS aircraft-to-ground lasercom validation demonstration, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273709
Proc. SPIE 2990, Description of STRV-2 lasercom experimental operations, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273710
Proc. SPIE 2990, Data analysis results from the GOLD experiments, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273711
Proc. SPIE 2990, Performance update of a terrestrial laser-communication link with quadrature amplitude modulation, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273712
Proc. SPIE 2990, Progress on the development of the optical communications demonstrator, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273684
Proc. SPIE 2990, Scintillation reduction using multiple transmitters, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273685
Proc. SPIE 2990, Overview of the atmospheric visibility monitoring (AVM) program, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273686
Trends and Market Analysis
Proc. SPIE 2990, Do future commercial broadband communication satellites really need laser-communication intersatellite links (ISLs)?, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273687
Proc. SPIE 2990, Global trends and the future of laser communications, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273688
Planned System Developments
Proc. SPIE 2990, High-speed optical feeder-link system using adaptive optics, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273689
Proc. SPIE 2990, Lasercom test and evaluation station for flight-terminal evaluation, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273690
Proc. SPIE 2990, Laser-communication cooperative research and development agreement between Air Force Phillips Lab and Ball Aerospace, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273691
Pointing, Acquisition, and Tracking
Proc. SPIE 2990, Trial manufacturing results and characteristics of InGaAs-quadrant detectors (QD) as a fine pointing sensor, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273692
Proc. SPIE 2990, Small optical-terminal designs with a softmount interface, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273694
Proc. SPIE 2990, Experimental implementation of model-reference-control for fine-tracking mirrors, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273695
Proc. SPIE 2990, Application of the staring-edge tracking in laser radar, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273696
System Analysis
Proc. SPIE 2990, Comparative study of optical and RF communication systems for a Mars Mission: II. Unified value metrics, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273697
Proc. SPIE 2990, Link-engineering design methodology for tandem free-space optical communication links using all optical architecture, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273698
Transmitters and Receivers
Proc. SPIE 2990, Double-clad Nd-doped fiber amplifiers for transmitter of interorbit communications, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273699
Proc. SPIE 2990, Evaluation and applications of transferred electron-intensified photo-diode (TE-IPD), 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273700
Proc. SPIE 2990, Optimum thresholds for optical on-off keying receivers operating in the turbulent atmosphere, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273701
Experimental Results II
Proc. SPIE 2990, Experimental operations of laser communication equipment onboard ETS-VI satellite, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273702
Proc. SPIE 2990, Evaluation of far-field pattern of laser transmitter onboard the Laser Communication Equipment, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273704
Proc. SPIE 2990, Measurement of laser-link-scintillation between ETS-VI and a ground optical station, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273705
Proc. SPIE 2990, Low-power FLC-based retromodulator communications system, 0000 (24 April 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.273706
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