9 September 2009 Development of a low SWaP laser transmitter
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This work has sought to develop distributed feedback (DFB) diode-laser concepts and technologies necessary to facilitate NASAs upcoming Active Sensing of CO2 Emissions over Nights, Days, and Seasons (ASCENDS) mission. Specifically, a modified-COTS DFB laser module, incorporating a low-noise variable laser bias current supply and low-noise variable temperature control circuit, has been developed. Prototype hardware has been built and tested.
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Alex Rosiewicz, Alex Rosiewicz, Steven Coleman, Steven Coleman, } "Development of a low SWaP laser transmitter", Proc. SPIE 7467, Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments III, 746703 (9 September 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.827405; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.827405
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