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Free-Space Optical Communications: Attenuation in Clouds and Downlink Availability

Moll, Florian (2009) Free-Space Optical Communications: Attenuation in Clouds and Downlink Availability. Joint Workshop of COST297 (HAPCOS, WG2), 19.-21. Oct. 2009, Avignon, France.

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The problem of cloud attenuation of optical waves and a link availability analysis of ground station diversity systems using satellite observations is described. Furthermore, a correlation analysis of cloud cover between distant ground stations is shown.

Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Title:Free-Space Optical Communications: Attenuation in Clouds and Downlink Availability
AuthorsInstitution or Email of Authors
Moll, Florianflorian.moll@dlr.de
Date:October 2009
Refereed publication:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Keywords:FSO, optical satellite downlinks, downlink availability, cloud attenuation, ground station diversity systems, KNOCGOP
Event Title:Joint Workshop of COST297 (HAPCOS, WG2)
Event Location:Avignon, France
Event Type:Workshop
Event Dates:19.-21. Oct. 2009
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W KN - Kommunikation/Navigation
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W KN - Kommunikation/Navigation
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Multimedia Satellitennetze (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Communication and Navigation > Digital Networks
Deposited By: Florian Moll
Deposited On:10 Jun 2010 07:21
Last Modified:10 Jun 2010 07:22

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