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Advanced receivers for free-space optical communications

O'Brien, Dominic C., Faulkner, Grahame E., Stavrinou, Paul N., Parry, Gareth, Bellon, Jacques A., Sibley, Martin J.N., Lalithambika, Vinod A., Joyner, Valencia M., Samsudin, Rina J., Holburn, David M. and Mears, Robert J. (2004) Advanced receivers for free-space optical communications. Proceedings of SPIE, 5614. pp. 129-130. ISSN 0277-786X

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Abstract

Free space optical communications (FSO) requires receivers with a wide field of view, large collection area and high bandwidth, as well as good rejection of unwanted ambient illumination. At present most of the optoelectronic components used in these systems are designed for fibre-optic systems and as such are not optimal for this application.Work at the Universities of Oxford, Cambridge, Huddersfield and Imperial College has produced receivers incorporating detectors and preamplifiers specifically optimised for FSO and these show performance beyond that available commercially available. In this paper we describe the design, fabrication and performance of these integrated components. Further, we describe how this performance might scale with further optimisation, and future directions for optical receiver design

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Proceedings from 'Advanced Free-Space Optical Communications Techniques and Technologies', London UK, Thursday 28 October 2004
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Schools: School of Computing and Engineering
School of Computing and Engineering > Systems Engineering Research Group
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Depositing User: Briony Heyhoe
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2008 12:05
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2008 10:06
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/2763

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