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DESCANSO Book Series

Deep Space Communications and Navigation Series
Joseph H. Yuen, Editor-in-Chief

Volume 7
Deep Space Optical Communications
Hard copies are now published by John Wiley & Sons
     - Hamid Hemmati, Editor (About the Author)
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Foreword xvii
Preface xix
Acknowledgement xxiii
Contributors xxv
Chapter 1: Introduction - James R. Lesh 1
Chapter 2: Link and System Design - Chien-Chung Chen 83
Chapter 3: The Atmospheric Channel - Abhijit Biswas and Sabino Piazzolla 121
Chapter 4: Optical Modulation and Coding - Samuel J. Dolinar, Jon Hamkins, Bruce E. Moision, and Victor A. Vilnrotter [Updated] 215
Chapter 5: Flight Transceiver - Hamid Hemmati, Gerardo G. Ortiz, William T. Roberts, Malcolm W. Wright, and Shinhak Lee 301
Chapter 6: Earth Terminal Architectures - Keith E. Wilson, Abhijit Biswas, Andrew A. Gray, Victor A. Vilnrotter, Chi-Wung Lau, Meera Srinivasan, and William H. Farr [Updated] 467
Chapter 7: Future Prospects and Applications - Hamid Hemmati and Abhijit Biswas 643