Australian Optical Ground Station Network (AOGSN)

Overview On Sept. 11 2021, the University of Western Australia finished installing the first space laser optical ground station in the…

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Speed of Data Transmission

Overview Free Space Optics provides speeds comparable to those of optical fiber connections with the flexibility and practicality of being part…

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Site Diversity

Overview Site diversity is a technique used to improve the reliability of satellite communications systems that have been limited by atmospheric…

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Metamaterials

Overview Metamaterials are man-made materials that are designed to have electromagnetic properties that are not seen in nature. Unlike common compound…

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Adjacent Satellite Interference

Overview Adjacent Satellite Interference (ASI) is a phenomenon that occurs when two or more satellite signals are received by a ground…

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Free space laser telecommunication through fog

Overview One of the largest obstacles FSO communication faces is the ability to penetrate dense fog and other atmospheric turbulence. On 18 October…

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OLSG

The Optical Link Study Group (OLSG) was formed by the Interagency Operations Advisory Group (IOAG) in November 2010.  The purpose of the OLSG was to…

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High-Speed Train System

Overview Trains that have wireless communication capabilities, either for on-board customer use or transport communication services, typically operate in RF bands.…

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Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS)

Overview Quantum Experiments at Space Scale (QUESS) is an international project which aims to establish a quantum-encrypted European-Asian network by 2020,…

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Saturation Flux Density (SFD)

Overview Saturation flux density (SFD) is a measure of how much power a signal must have to saturate a detector. Flux…

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