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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 48, Iss. 4 — Feb. 1, 2009
  • pp: 786–791

Pointing and tracking errors due to localized distortion induced by a transmission-type antenna in intersatellite laser communications

Yuqiang Yang, Liying Tan, and Jing Ma  »View Author Affiliations


Applied Optics, Vol. 48, Issue 4, pp. 786-791 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.48.000786


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Abstract

A truncated ellipse Gaussian model to express localized distortion is developed to a transmission-type optical antenna, based on which the effects of localized deformation on pointing and tracking errors are researched. It is shown that localized distortion has the greatest influence on pointing and tracking errors when distortion deepness h 0.8 λ , which does not depend on other distortion parameters. To reduce the impact of localized deformation on pointing and tracking errors, the machining precision of the objective lens of the transmission-type antenna should be much better than 0.8 λ . The requirement of the machining precision for lenses is lower than that for mirrors. The maxima of pointing and tracking errors due to the localized distortion with different radii are given. We hope the results can be used in the design of intersatellite optical communication systems.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(010.3310) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Laser beam transmission
(050.1970) Diffraction and gratings : Diffractive optics
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

ToC Category:
Lasers and Laser Optics

History
Original Manuscript: September 22, 2008
Revised Manuscript: December 10, 2008
Manuscript Accepted: December 17, 2008
Published: January 26, 2009

Citation
Yuqiang Yang, Liying Tan, and Jing Ma, "Pointing and tracking errors due to localized distortion induced by a transmission-type antenna in intersatellite laser communications," Appl. Opt. 48, 786-791 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ao/abstract.cfm?URI=ao-48-4-786


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