Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Buyers' Guide Photonics EDU Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Industrial Photonics Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook
More News
Email Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Comments

Free-Space Communications Program Gets Funding

Photonics Spectra
Nov 2001
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has funded a program to develop multigigabit-per-second, secure, free-space communication links and aberration-free, 3-D imaging and targeting at ranges longer than 1000 km. According to the agency, the integration of MEMs spatial light modulators for improved wavefront control, along with photonics and high-speed electronics, will provide affordable systems for a variety of military and commercial applications. Phase I of the four-year Coherent Communications, Imaging and Targeting program will receive $9.5 million over two years and will involve researchers from industry and academic institutions, including Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Stanford University, Boston MicroMachines and Ball Aerospace.

BusinessCommunicationsdefenselight speed

Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy About Us Contact Us
back to top

Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
©2018 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA,
x Subscribe to Photonics Spectra magazine - FREE!