We demonstrate a 4-Gbit/s 16-QAM turbulence-resilient self-coherent free-space optical link using a pilot tone. An array of smaller photodiodes is used to potentially increase the overall bandwidth under turbulence (D/r0 = ~8.4).
|Airbus Institute for Engineering Research
|N00014-20-1-2558, DSCA 4441006051, FA9550-20-1-0152
|Office of Naval Research