5 July 1994 Highly accurate tracking system for a laser communications link
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A high frame rate CCD camera with interface to a digital signal processor has been developed for a pointing control loop for laser communications. The CCD array is operated in a windowed- read mode with the digital signal processor controlling the vertical and horizontal shifts in the image and storage planes. Development of the camera and interface hardware for a demonstration of precision beam pointing is presented.
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Donald Russell, Donald Russell, Homayoon Ansari, Homayoon Ansari, } "Highly accurate tracking system for a laser communications link", Proc. SPIE 2221, Acquisition, Tracking, and Pointing VIII, (5 July 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.178978; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.178978


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