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Fiber optic control system integration for advanced aircraft

Fiber optic control system integration for advanced aircraft

electro-optic and sensor fabrication, integration, and environmental testing for flight control systems


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Published by Lewis Research Center, NASA, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Cleveland, Ohio], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

  • Aircraft control.,
  • Electro-optics.,
  • Fiber optics.,
  • Flight tests.,
  • Fly by light control.,
  • Optical measuring instruments.,
  • Wavelength division.,
  • Multiplexing.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesElectro-optic and sensor fabrication, integration, and environmental testing for flight control systems.
    StatementDaniel W. Seal ... [et al.].
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- 191194., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-191194.
    ContributionsSeal, Daniel W., Lewis Research Center.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15411112M

    Photonics news, research and product information. Includes online editions of Photonics Spectra, BioPhotonics, EuroPhotonics, Buyers' Guide, Dictionary. involved with developing control systems for advanced systems such as High Altitude Aircraft, Short Take-off and Vertical Landing (STOVL) aircraft and the Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME). The author's main focus has been participation in this last project, the development of an intelligent control system (ICS) for the SSME. Specifically, the. 2 SR transceivers and 2 fiber optic cables included SFP+ LR provides up to 10km with single mode fiber: Standards Compliance: HAIPE v IPMIER v Crypto modernization compliant: Management: Perform locally via connected front console, or remote via CT or PT interface Web-based using standard browser Retains TACLANE menu structure and commands. Sensor fusion is a big trend in military EO/IR sensor technology. "A fusing of multiple sensors, of all types, and building software that provides products as opposed to data, is going to be key in the long-term. As expensive as the sensors are, it also is expensive to have more eyeballs looking at each sensor.

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