Bi-directional adaptive optics laser communications subsystem

AOptix Technologies in Campbell, Calif., is offering the GT1.0 Communicator bi-directional adaptive optics method of beam control.

AOptix Technologies in Campbell, Calif., is offering the GT1.0 Communicator bi-directional adaptive optics method of beam control. It has a range of more than 16 miles with virtually zero probability of intercept or detection, company officials say. The device is in a 26-pound 9-by-13-by-13-inch chassis that operates on battery power for more than eight hours of continuous operation. In ground applications, the system enables building-to-building line-of-sight links directly through windows. It provides 800 gigabits-per-second bandwidth with a fiber source, and 1-gigabit Ethernet with an appropriate communications interface. For more information contact AOptix online at www.aoptix.com.

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