Keyword: Telecommunications systems

Briefs: Lighting

Sponsored by the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) TechSolutions program, the Flashing Light to Text Converter (FLTC) features a camera that can be mounted atop a signal...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

An increase in computing performance has been achieved by squeezing ever more transistors into a tighter space on microchips. This downsizing has also meant packing the wiring within...

Articles: Aerospace

NASA Ames Research Center is located in the heart of California’s Silicon Valley, surrounded by high-tech companies, universities, and laboratories. With over $3 billion in capital equipment, 2,500 research personnel,...

Application Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Beam waveguide antennas
General Dynamics SATCOM
Newton, NC

General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies has...

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics

The ubiquitous techniques of fluorescence and Raman imaging and spectroscopy rely heavily on spectrally precise, high-quality and high-throughput optical filter technologies. As both fluorescence and Raman-based...

Articles: Photonics/Optics

In spectrometry, the more light gathered the better the results. Yet in many applications, both military and commercial, the need to protect instruments or operators from harsh...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Microwave Power Combiner/Switch Utilizing a Faraday Rotator

A proposed device for combining or switching electromagnetic beams would have three ports, would not contain any moving parts, and would be switchable among three operating states:

Articles: Photonics/Optics

Communications and, more recently telecommunications, are needs deeply engrained in human history. These needs have significantly evolved over time enabling today’s content-rich (text, music, images and...

Application Briefs: Aerospace

NASA’s John Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH, has chosen the Green Hills Platform for Software Defined Radio (SDR) — with Spectrum Signal’s flexComm™...

Application Briefs: Test & Measurement
Science instruments
Southwest Research Institute
San Antonio, TX
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Analyzing Spacecraft Telecommunication Systems

Multi-Mission Telecom Analysis Tool (MMTAT) is a C-language computer program for analyzing proposed spacecraft telecommunication systems. MMTAT utilizes parameterized input and computational models that can be run on standard desktop computers to perform fast and accurate analyses of...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers
PCI Bridge to Instruments and Telecommunication Systems

A report describes a prototype system interface assembly (SIA) that performs the functions of a compact, radiation-hard application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) to be built subsequently. The SIA ASIC would be installed in a spacecraft, where it would function as a peripheralcomponent...

Briefs: Software
Program for Analysis of Spacecraft Telecommunication Systems

A computer program facilitates the analysis and design of a radio-communication system for transmitting data from an orbiting spacecraft to ground stations. Input data provided by the user include primarily (1) parameters of the spacecraft orbit (including parameters that specify...

Briefs: Electronics & Computers

Redundant fiber-optic transceivers have been incorporated into the High Speed Data Acquisition System (HSDAS) at Stennis Space Center, where they are used to communicate data acquired by...

Briefs: Motion Control

The tunable external cavity diode laser is an important new tool used to evaluate and test the latest fiber-optic components and building blocks of modern telecommunications systems. A key factor...

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Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Tool for Inspecting Alignment of Twinaxial Connectors

Articles: Data Acquisition

Multifunctional, Integrated, Photonic Lab-on-a-Chip for Astronaut Health...

Q&A: Green Design & Manufacturing

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