16 June 2004 Overview of high-rate deep-space laser communications options
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Proceedings Volume 5338, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XVI; (2004) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.543010
Event: Lasers and Applications in Science and Engineering, 2004, San Jose, Ca, United States
With the advent of efficient fiber laser and amplifiers, low noise photon-counting detectors, turbo-codes, and low-cost ground receiver architectures, it is now feasible to consider very high rate data links from deep space. A set of options leading to a 10-100 Mbps link from Mars to Earth is described.
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Don M. Boroson, Don M. Boroson, Roy S. Bondurant, Roy S. Bondurant, Joseph J. Scozzafava, Joseph J. Scozzafava, } "Overview of high-rate deep-space laser communications options", Proc. SPIE 5338, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XVI, (16 June 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.543010; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.543010


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