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Title Deep space optical communications / edited by Hamid Hemmati
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 705 pages) : illustrations
Series Deep-space communications and navigation series
Deep-space communications and navigation series.
Contents Deep Space Optical Communications; Table of Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; Contributors; Chapter 1 : Introduction; Chapter 2: Link and System Design; Chapter 3: The Atmospheric Channel; Chapter 4: Optical Modulation and Coding; Chapter 5: Flight Transceiver; Chapter 6: Earth Terminal Architectures; Chapter 7: Future Prospects and Applications
Summary This is the first book that specifically addresses Optical Communications from planetary distances. There are specific technologies and requirements that are unique to deep-space links and differ from either Earth-orbit to Earth, or terrestrial, optical communication links
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Astronautics -- Optical communication systems.
Form Electronic book
Author Hemmati, Hamid, 1954-
ISBN 0470040025 (print edition)
0470042400 (electronic bk.)
0470042419 (electronic bk.)
9780470040027 (print edition)
9780470042403 (electronic bk.)
9780470042410 (electronic bk.)