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A concise volume exploring the basic fundamentals of modern laser communication systems, this book provides comprehensive information from a designer's point of view. The book provides a thorough review of history, architectures, design methodologies, optical design guidelines, and tracking and communication processes. You'll learn exactly how to design a laser communication system andi ts potential applications.
Table Of Contents
Past, Present, and Future. Architecture and Applications. System Design Methodology. Optical Design. The Communication Receiver. The Acquisition Receiver. The Tracking Receiver. Key Technologies. Configuring the System. Trading RF and Laser Communications for Your System. Size, Weight, and Power Trends in Laser Crosslinks. Laser Communications Applications