7 February 2006 Ground based laser triggered discharges on satellite solar arrays
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Apparently ground based lasers (GBLs) can be used to induce short circuits between solar cells on some satellite arrays. The vulnerability does not exist in the arrays used on U.S. Milsats (military satellites).
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John R. Solin, John R. Solin, "Ground based laser triggered discharges on satellite solar arrays", Proc. SPIE 5991, Laser-Induced Damage in Optical Materials: 2005, 59912E (7 February 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.638269; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.638269


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