JPL uses Nuphoton laser for interplanetary optical communications experiments

Murrieta CA, (February 2009) – JPL published results of it research and experiments on pulsed fiber based master oscillator power amplifier laser at 1550 nm to support moderate data rates with high peak powers in a compact package suitable for interplanetary optical communications.Nuphoton’s NP3000MOPA series products were used for this research.

The results were published in Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7199, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXI titled: Robust short-pulse, high-peak-power laser transmitter for optical communications.