9 February 1989 Fiber-Optic Applications For Launch Vehicles
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Proceedings Volume 0989, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms II; (1989) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959854
Event: O-E/Fiber LASE '88, 1988, Boston, MA, United States
Abstract
Conventional data buses, telemetry links, and sensors using wire harnesses as the transmission media suffer from numerous shortcomings, especially when utilized in spacecraft. This paper describes fiber optic networks which could be implemented in launch vehicles in the near-term. Special emphasis will be placed on the increase in reliability which fiber optics affords over conventional cable/wire approaches.
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Mark E. Curran, Timothy E. Clark, "Fiber-Optic Applications For Launch Vehicles", Proc. SPIE 0989, Fiber Optic Systems for Mobile Platforms II, (9 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.959854; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.959854
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