Atmospheric Turbulence

Overview Turbulence is a phenomenon in fluid mechanics created by unpredictable changes in pressure and flow velocity. Atmospheric turbulence follows the…

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BRIDGECOMM

Overview BRIDGECOMM, INC. (previously known as BridgeSat) is an American company specializing in optical wireless communications applications. Their goal is to…

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SmartOptics

Overview SmartOptics is a telecommunications company based in Oslo, Norway, whose main focus is updating current communication systems to improve the…

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Command & Data Handling (C&DH)

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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University of Western Australia Astrophotonics Group

Overview The University of Western Australia (UWA) Astrophotonics Group is a center focused on designing, building, and testing advanced photonic systems…

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Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)

Overview The Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) is a multinational forum formed in 1982 to discuss common problems in…

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Cognitive Diversity Network

Overview A cognitive diversity network (CDN) is an amalgamation of many different networking processes contributing to the operation of one network. “Cognitive…

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Speed Comparison: FSO vs Fiber

Overview Fiber-optic cables must be installed from one point to the next to enable optical communications. The quality of those cables…

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Project Loon

Overview Google’s project division X has been developing a balloon technology known as Project Loon to increase connectivity across the globe.…

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Cooperative Diversity

Overview Cooperative diversity (CD) is a physical hardware arrangement technique that uses multiple antennas to improve a network’s total channel capacity…

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