Free-Space Laser Communications: The Japanese Experience

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 4Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Toyoshima, Morio; Takayama, Yoshihisa (Space Communications Group, New Generation Wireless Communications Research Center, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan)

Free-space laser communication demonstrations are introduced in Japan with results obtained through previous demonstration experiments and current developments. A comparison among different optical systems was made relating to the data rate and the receiver sensitivity.