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Spectrum Availability

Overview Spectrum availabilty is a line-of-sight technology approach uses lasers to provide optical bandwidth connections. It’s capable of sending up to…

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BlueHalo

Overview BlueHalo’s Laser Communications Systems Division specializes in high data rate communications via optical (laser) links offering solutions providing 100 to…

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SCaN

Overview Space Communications and Navigation (SCaN) is NASA’s Program Office for space communications activities. [1] SCaN has helped support over 100…

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40-Channel Optical Communication Link

Overview Researchers, led by Peter Delfyett at the University of Central Florida College of Optics and Photonics (CREOL), have demonstrated a…

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Conformal VLC Receivers with Photodetector Arrays

Overview At the University of Central Florida (UCF), Pooya Nabavi and Murat Yuksei have designed and prototyped a wide field-of-view (FOV)…

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Copernicus

Overview The European Commission (EC) and the ESA are developing a large-scale program known as Copernicus to provide accurate, timely, and…

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Command & Data Handling

Overview The command and data-handling system acts as the brain for the satellite, controlling all the satellite’s functions and operations. Courtesy…

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Nonlinear Optics

Overview The classical view of the propagation of light regarding superposition, reflection, or refraction, assumes a linear relationship between the electric…

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SmartSAT Cooperative Research Center

SmartSat CRC is a consortium of universities and other research organizations, partnered with industry that has been funded by the Australian…

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Optical Limitations

Absorption Absorption is caused by molecules suspended in the terrestrial atmosphere interacting with an incident photon and absorbing some or all…

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