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Applied Optics

APPLICATIONS-CENTERED RESEARCH IN OPTICS

  • Editor: James C. Wyant
  • Vol. 47, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 2008
  • pp: 6103–6111

Celestial background noise analysis for laser intersatellite links

Qinglong Yang, Liying Tan, Qiqi Han, Jing Ma, and Wanqing Xie  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 47, Issue 32, pp. 6103-6111 (2008)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.47.006103


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Abstract

The celestial background (CB) has a potential significant influence on the laser intersatellite links (ISLs). A simple method to analyze the power and statistical distribution of the CB noise received by optical terminals is described for application to the ISLs. In order to evaluate the CB noise of the ISLs, an emulation analytic system is established. The CB noise of two adjacent interorbital plane ISLs and two intraorbital plane ISLs of a low Earth orbit satellite in the constellation is analyzed. The system can also be applied to examine the CB noise of other ISLs. The simulation results conduce to the performance evaluation of the ISLs.

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OCIS Codes
(000.4430) General : Numerical approximation and analysis
(060.4230) Fiber optics and optical communications : Multiplexing
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: June 25, 2008
Revised Manuscript: September 8, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: October 8, 2008
Published: November 7, 2008

Citation
Qinglong Yang, Liying Tan, Qiqi Han, Jing Ma, and Wanqing Xie, "Celestial background noise analysis for laser intersatellite links," Appl. Opt. 47, 6103-6111 (2008)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-47-32-6103


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