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  • Vol. 31, Iss. 9 — May. 1, 2013
  • pp: 1383–1387

Sequential Optimization of Adaptive Arrays in Coherent Laser Communications

Aniceto Belmonte and Joseph M. Kahn

Journal of Lightwave Technology, Vol. 31, Issue 9, pp. 1383-1387 (2013)

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In optical wireless communications, a channel-matched adaptive coherent receiver may be implemented using an array of receive apertures. After atmospheric channel fading estimation, several replicas of a message received through the atmosphere are combined. As an alternative to training-based channel estimation, we analyze the performance of sequential techniques for direct optimization of multi-aperture array receivers in free-space coherent laser communications.

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Aniceto Belmonte and Joseph M. Kahn, "Sequential Optimization of Adaptive Arrays in Coherent Laser Communications," J. Lightwave Technol. 31, 1383-1387 (2013)

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