26 February 2010 Preliminary results of the OCTL to OICETS optical link experiment (OTOOLE)
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JPL in collaboration with JAXA and NICT demonstrated a 50Mb/s downlink and 2Mb/s uplink bi-directional link with the LEO OICETS satellite. The experiments were conducted in May and June over a variety of atmospheric conditions. Bit error rates of 10-1 to less than 10-6 were measured on the downlink. This paper describes the preparations, precursor experiments, and operations for the link. It also presents the analyzed downlink data results.
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Keith E. Wilson, Keith E. Wilson, Joseph Kovalik, Joseph Kovalik, Abhijit Biswas, Abhijit Biswas, Malcolm Wright, Malcolm Wright, William T. Roberts, William T. Roberts, Yoshihisa Takayama, Yoshihisa Takayama, Shiro Yamakawa, Shiro Yamakawa, "Preliminary results of the OCTL to OICETS optical link experiment (OTOOLE)", Proc. SPIE 7587, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXII, 758703 (26 February 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.845063; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.845063
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