19 August 2008 Optical RF Communications Adjunct
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The capacity to integrate RF and free space optical hybrid communications now feasible given advances in adaptive optics and optical automated gain control. The ORCA program is developing on operationally capable of highly reliable hybrid communications. This paper provides an overview of the ORCA systems and discusses some of the key developments in making the systems a reality.
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Larry B. Stotts, Larry B. Stotts, Brian Stadler, Brian Stadler, Buzz Graves, Buzz Graves, Malcolm Northcott, Malcolm Northcott, Jeff Douglass, Jeff Douglass, David Young, David Young, Joseph Sluz, Joseph Sluz, Juan Juarez, Juan Juarez, Paul Kolodzy, Paul Kolodzy, H. Alan Pike, H. Alan Pike, Gary Lee, Gary Lee, } "Optical RF Communications Adjunct", Proc. SPIE 7091, Free-Space Laser Communications VIII, 709102 (19 August 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.801882; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.801882

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