16 August 1994 High-speed tracking target simulator for fine tracking mechanisms
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We have developed a high-speed tracking target simulator and pointing direction measurement system to evaluate a tracking/pointing subsystem of an optical intersatellite link (ISL) transceiver. Developing high-precision beam tracking/pointing technology requires a more precise performance measurement system. We have been studying a tracking target simulator as a signal generator and pointing direction measurement method to evaluate a transfer function of a fine tracking/pointing subsystem. In this paper, we will describe a wide-diameter collimated beam intensified uniformly as a tracking target, and how we control the direction of it with 1 µrad in amplitude and 100 Hz in frequency.
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Keizo Inagaki, Keizo Inagaki, Tetsuya Miyazaki, Tetsuya Miyazaki, Masayuki Fujise, Masayuki Fujise, } "High-speed tracking target simulator for fine tracking mechanisms", Proc. SPIE 2123, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies VI, (16 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.184656; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.184656
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