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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 12 — Jun. 4, 2012
  • pp: 13208–13214

Influence of temperature on divergence angle of a focal telescope used in laser optical communication

Guoxian Zheng, Feng Zhou, Jianfeng Liu, Tuotuo Li, Ning An, and Binglong Zhang  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 12, pp. 13208-13214 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.013208


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Abstract

Divergence angle of antenna is an important parameter in laser optical communication. It determines the power of the receiver terminal. In this paper, the influence of temperature on the divergence angle is discussed. Theoretical analysis and experiment results demonstrate that the relationship between the variance of temperature and of divergence angle is linear.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(080.2740) Geometric optics : Geometric optical design
(110.6770) Imaging systems : Telescopes
(120.6810) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Thermal effects

History
Original Manuscript: January 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: March 6, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: March 7, 2012
Published: May 29, 2012

Citation
Guoxian Zheng, Feng Zhou, Jianfeng Liu, Tuotuo Li, Ning An, and Binglong Zhang, "Influence of temperature on divergence angle of a focal telescope used in laser optical communication," Opt. Express 20, 13208-13214 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-12-13208


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