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4 March 2019 Backend optical assembly module design for jitter rejection in the space environment
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Proceedings Volume 10910, Free-Space Laser Communications XXXI; 109100R (2019) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2510569
Event: SPIE LASE, 2019, San Francisco, California, United States
Abstract
The backend optical assembly module for a space-based, laser communication terminal is presented. The backend optical assembly utilizes voice coil-fast steering mirror technology embedded into a control loop that both provides terminal-level pointing capability, and maintains receive channel fiber coupling. The fast steering mirror technology presents a technical solution for operating within the space environment, while simultaneously meeting the bandwidth requirements for characteristic satellite vibration profiles. The system’s architecture design meets the demands of onplatform, jitter-rejection performance to establish and maintain a communication link.
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Ezra Milby, Tim Rodrigues, Jay Schwartz, Dave Driscoll, Paul Cucchiaro, Jino Jo, Rajesh Rajavel, Kirsten Dugmore, and Ed Colozzo "Backend optical assembly module design for jitter rejection in the space environment", Proc. SPIE 10910, Free-Space Laser Communications XXXI, 109100R (4 March 2019); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2510569
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