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Theoretical study of the space radiation effects in an EDFA for an small satellite mission

Lopez-Arreguin, Amenophis and Rissons, Angélique and Estepa-Avellaneda, Yuri and Lizy-Destrez, Stéphanie and Destic, Fabien and Fernandez, Arnaud and Gilard, Olivier Theoretical study of the space radiation effects in an EDFA for an small satellite mission. (2016) In: The 2016 International Symposium on Reliability of Optoelectronics for Systems (ISROS 2016), 6 June 2016 - 9 June 2016 (Otwock, Poland).

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Abstract

NIMPH (Nanosatellite to Investigate Microwave Photonic Hardware) is a 3U Cube-Sat 1 project devoted to accomplish a qualification process of Microwave-Photonics (MWP) technology operating in space. With an advanced concept of MWP payload including an Erbium-doped fiber amplifier (EDFA), the nanosatellite will be launched in 2019 to measure at Low Earth Orbit(LEO) the effects of space radiation over the fiber, monitoring their critical performance parameters: gain, output power and noise figure (NF). Standing on a well verified model for the gain of an EDFA in radiative constraints, here we present a pre-study of the radiation effects in the amplifier within the context of NIMPH mission, when the fiber is operated in space at temperatures between 20 and 73 • C within a set of predefined orbits of 355-1447 km altitude, and pumped in copropagating configuration at 980 nm. Also, a simple model is proposed to estimate the NF growth of an EDFA in an ionizing environment, determining the possible variation of noise at typical space dose rates.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National d'Études Spatiales - CNES (FRANCE)
French research institutions > Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - CNRS (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut National Polytechnique de Toulouse - Toulouse INP (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE-SUPAERO (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier - UT3 (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès - UT2J (FRANCE)
Other partners > Institut National des Sciences Appliquées - INSA (FRANCE)
Other partners > Technische Universität Dresden - TUD (GERMANY)
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