Applications for space power by laser transmission

@inproceedings{Landis1994ApplicationsFS,
  title={Applications for space power by laser transmission},
  author={Geoffrey A. Landis},
  booktitle={Photonics West - Lasers and Applications in Science and Engineering},
  year={1994}
}
  • G. Landis
  • Published in
    Photonics West - Lasers and…
    1 May 1994
  • Physics
A new method for providing power to space consists of using high-power cw lasers on the ground to beam power to photovoltaic receivers in space. Such large lasers could be located at cloud-free sites at one or more ground locations, and use large mirrors with adaptive optical correction to reduce the beam spread due to diffraction or atmospheric turbulence. This can result in lower requirements for battery storage, due to continuous illumination of arrays even during periods of shadow by the… 
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