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Applications of Lasers for Sensing and Free Space Communications
Toronto Canada
July 10-14, 2011
ISBN: 978-1-55752-914-5
Naval Applications II (LWB)

Parameter Estimates For Free Space Optical Communications

H. Alan Pike, Larry Stotts, Paul Kolodzy, and Malcolm Northcott  »View Author Affiliations


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We have developed a methodology, successful at predicting key parameters in propagating 1.55 micron laser beams over distances from 10 km to 200 km, including estimating the effectiveness of adaptive optics systems at both end of these links.

© 2011 OSA

OCIS Codes
(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(010.3310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Laser beam transmission
(010.1285) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric correction

H. A. Pike, L. Stotts, P. Kolodzy, and M. Northcott, "Parameter Estimates For Free Space Optical Communications," in Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper LWB3.

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