Free-Space Laser Communications: Principles and Advances by Arun K. MajumdarFree-Space Laser Communications: Principles and Advances by Arun K. Majumdar

Free-Space Laser Communications: Principles and Advances

byArun K. MajumdarEditorJennifer C Ricklin

Paperback | December 1, 2010

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This is a comprehensive tutorial on the emerging technology of free-space laser communications (FSLC). The book offers an all-inclusive source of information on the basics of FSLC, and a review of state-of-the-art technologies. Coverage includes atmospheric effects for laser propagation and FSLC systems performance and design. Free-Space Laser Communications is a valuable resource for engineers, scientists and students interested in laser communication systems designed for the atmospheric optical channel.
Arun K. Majumdar Ph.D., is Director of Research at LCResearch, Inc. in California. He has more than 23 years of experience from Industry, University and National Laboratory settings in the areas of atmospheric turbulence effects on laser propagation, imaging and communications. He received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the U...
Title:Free-Space Laser Communications: Principles and AdvancesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:418 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:December 1, 2010Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1441921087

ISBN - 13:9781441921086

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Table of Contents

Introduction.- Atmospheric Channel Effects on Free-Space Laser Communication.- Free-Space Laser Communication Performance.- Optical Communication Transmitter and Receiver Design.- Free-Space Laser Communications with Adaptive Optics: Atmospheric Compensation Experiments.- Optical Networks, Last Mile Access and Applications- Communication Techniques and Coding for Atmospheric Turbulence Channels.- Optical Communications in the Mid-wave IR Spectral Band.- Quantum Cascade Laser Based Free Space Optical Communications.- All Weather Long-Wavelength Infrared Free Space Optical Communications.