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Showing tenders for ARTES ScyLight - SeCure and Laser communication Technology

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Funding of the individual Prime or subcontractors, for ARTES Core Competitiveness and ARTES Applications activities, is subject to authorisation of the required ARTES budget by the related National Delegations. Therefore, bidding teams are requested to inform their National Delegation(s) of their intention to participate in funded activities already before submitting a proposal.

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  • ATMOSPHERIC MONITORING TO ASSESS THE AVAILABILITY OF OPTICAL LINKS THROUGH THE ATMOSPHERE (SCYLIGHT SL.005)

    The objectives of this activity are:

    1. To design and manufacture a self-standing ground support equipment, comprising cloud and turbulence monitoring and laser link transceiver elements.
    2. To install ground support equipment at selected ground locations in Europe or in the vicinity of Europe and Canada.
    3. To continuously record local cloud information and atmospheric turbulence conditionsusing the ground support equipme...

  • OPTICAL FEEDER-UPLINK PRE-COMPENSATION BASED ON DOUBLE-STARS (ARTES AT 3B.035)

    Objective:The objective of this activity is to carry out a measurement campaign and develop waveform pre-compensation model based on information coming from double-stars.

    Targeted Improvements:To enable optical feeder uplinks by using the downlink information from telecommunication satellites to measure and pre-compensate the tip/tilt waveform distortion.

    Description:Optical satellite links suffer multiple distortions when crossi...

  • OPTICAL WIRELESS ON-BOARD DATA TRANSMISSION "LIGHT FIDELITY" (LIFI) FOR TELECOM SPACECRAFT (ARTES AT AND SCYLIGHT 4G.023)

    Objective:The objective is to demonstrate the suitability of LiFi as a physical layer for data handling within telecom satellite electrical architecture.

    Targeted Improvements:Reduction of the harness mass by 30%.Reduction of the Assembly Integration and Testtime by one week or more.

    Description:One of the challenges on a telecom spacecraft is to accommodate bundles of wires within complex harnesses. Wireless technologies will si...

  • ARTES SCYLIGHT ROLLING WORK PLAN

    This first ScyLight Workplan has been established based on an ESA internal ARTES ScyLight Call for Ideas. It will be amended reflecting the findings from Industry Workshops or the consolidation process with stakeholders, like National Delegations, Operators, Service Providers, Satellite Manufacturers, Industry and experts which will take place in the next months. The activities have beenselected in line with the programme objectives for Line 1...

  • SCYLIGHT - OPEN CALL FOR PROPOSALS

    The objective of ARTES ScyLight is to address the development and use of innovative optical technologies for satellite communication as well as new market opportunities for optical communication technologies, and support industry to develop or seize related market opportunities. ScyLight will therefore cover the development and evolution of optical communication technologies and suitable flight opportunities for their in-orbit verification. Sc...