Accession Number : ADA309907

Title :   Eye-Safe 2-Micron Laser Communications System.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan 93-31 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : WRIGHT LAB WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH

Personal Author(s) : Wilkins, Gary D.

PDF Url : ADA309907

Report Date : JAN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 93

Abstract : This paper summarizes the Wright Laboratory In-house Laboratory Independent Research (ILIR) conducted to develop an eye safe laser communication system which is minimally affected by atmospheric turbulence and absorption. Details concerning the 8 kilometer pulsed laser communications link established between the Wright-Patterson AFB Trebein site and Area B, building 620, Laser Communications Laboratory (LCL) are described.

Descriptors :   *EYE SAFETY, *LASER COMMUNICATIONS, TURBULENCE, ATMOSPHERIC MOTION, OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS, RADIATION ABSORPTION, COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, LASER SAFETY.

Subject Categories : Lasers and Masers
      Safety Engineering
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE