Adaptive Visual Tracking and Acquisition for VLC

Visual Light Communication (VLC), operating between 400-700 nm, shows great promise in the future of wireless communication. VLC technology can simultaneously…

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HydRON

HydRON is a proposed satellite communications program managed by the ESA with the purpose of enabling terabit/s intersatellite laser communication links.…

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Space and Missile Systems Center

Overview The Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) is a unit of the United States Space Force (USSF). Its purpose is…

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Trellis Coded Modulation (TCM)

Overview Trellis Coded Modulation (TCM) is the combination of convolutional (or trellis) coding and modulation into one step.  A 1/2 convulation…

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Iridium

Iridium is a LEO satellite constellation which provides high-quality voice and data connections across the entire planet. The constellation was originally…

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Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)

Overview Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) is a measure used to directly compare the strength of a signal relative to background noise. [1]…

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Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM)

Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (QAM) is the combination and modulation of two signals which have a 90º phase shift from one another.…

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Space Data Highway

The Space Data Highway (SDH) is a service operated by Airbus that uses the European Data Relay System (EDRS) to provide…

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ARTES

The European Space Agency’s Advanced Research in Telecommunication Systems (ESA’s ARTES) is a program focused on developing products and services for…

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U.S. Spaceforce

The United States Space Force (USSF), formerly the Air Force Space Command (AFSC), is the branch of the United States military…

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