Accession Number:

AD0260395

Title:

EFFECTS OF SKY NOISE ON OPTICAL COMMUNICATION WITH SPACE VEHICLES

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Corporate Author:

ROCHESTER UNIV N Y INST OF OPTICS

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Report Date:

1960-11-09

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Optical communication between ground stations and orbiting satellites or space vehicles will be influenced by the properties of the intervening atmosphere any change in signal waveform introduced by the atmosphere can be regarded as sky noise. An extensive literature survey was undertaken to determine the magnitude and wavelength dependence of the various noise contributions. An experimental program revealed some aspects of scintillation. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE