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DONG Quan-rui, CHEN Tao, GAO Shi-jie, LIU Yong-kai, ZHANG Yu-liang. Progress of research on satellite-borne laser communication technology[J]. Chinese Optics, 2019, 12(6): 1260-1270. doi: 10.3788/CO.20191206.1260
Citation: DONG Quan-rui, CHEN Tao, GAO Shi-jie, LIU Yong-kai, ZHANG Yu-liang. Progress of research on satellite-borne laser communication technology[J]. Chinese Optics, 2019, 12(6): 1260-1270. doi: 10.3788/CO.20191206.1260

Progress of research on satellite-borne laser communication technology

doi: 10.3788/CO.20191206.1260

National Natural Science Foundation of China 61605199

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  • Corresponding author: CHEN Tao, E-mail:chent@ciomp.ac.cn
  • Received Date: 07 Mar 2019
  • Rev Recd Date: 28 Apr 2019
  • Publish Date: 01 Dec 2019
  • In this article we explain the advancement and importance of spaceborne laser communication comparing with traditional microwave communication, introduce the basic components of laser communication systems, and briefly describe the working process of the system. After that, the foreign satellite-borne laser communication projects and development plans are summarized, focusing on the research status of satellite-borne laser communication in Japan, the United States and Europe in recent years. Besides, we also concisely describe the research progress in domestic universities and research institutes and point out the difficulties of current spaceborne laser communication and summarize the key technologies related to it. Finally, the future of the development of spaceborne laser communication is prospected.


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