1 October 1974 Optical Communications in Space
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Abstract
A short history of laser communication developments devoted to space communications is presented, followed by a description of present high data rate (up to 1 Gbps) systems under development, and discussion of the most promising space laser commuication techniques. Critical. components such as the laser, modulator, detector, high speed electronics, and acquisition and tracking system will be discussed.
Monte Ross, "Optical Communications in Space," Optical Engineering 13(5), 135374 (1 October 1974). https://doi.org/10.1117/12.7971735 . Submission:
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