Publications authored or co-authored by Dirk Giggenbach
Status 20191218, search also: elib.dlr.de

*** 2019 ***

M. Knopp, A. Spörl, M Gnat, G. Rossmanith, F. Huber, C. Fuchs, D. Giggenbach
Towards the utilization of optical ground-to-space links for low earth orbiting spacecraft
Acta Astronautica (166), pages 147-155. Elsevier

C. Fuchs, F. Moll, D. Giggenbach, C. Schmidt, J. Keim, S. Gaisser
OSIRISv1 on Flying Laptop: Measurement Results and Outlook
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2019 (ICSOS), 14.-16. Okt 2019, Portland, USA

B. Edwards, K-J. Schulz, J. Hamkins, B. Robinson, R. Daddato, R. Alliss, D. Giggenbach, L. Braatz
An Update on the CCSDS Optical Communications Working Group
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2019 (ICSOS), 14.-16. Okt 2019, Portland, USA

D. Giggenbach, A. Shrestha, C. Fuchs, F. Moll, K. Saucke
Reference Power Vectors for the Optical LEO Downlink Channel
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2019 (ICSOS), 14.-16. Okt 2019, Portland, USA

D. Giggenbach
Standardisierung optischer Kommunikation im Weltraum durch CCSDS
GOSATCOM-2019 conference, 11.-12. Sep. 2019, Neubiberg

D. Giggenbach, C. Fuchs, C. Schmidt, R. Jaiswal, A. Shrestha, S. Gaißer, J. Keim
Optical Data Downlinks from OSIRIS on Flying Laptop Satellite
8th ESA INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON TT&C SYSTEMS FOR SPACE APPLICATIONS, 24-27 September 2019, Darmstadt

A. Mustafa, D. Giggenbach, J. Poliak, S. ten Brink
Quantifying the Effect of the Optimization of an M-fold Transmitter Diversity Scheme with Atmospherically Induced Beam Wander and Scintillation
20th ITG-Fachtagung Photonische Netze, 7-8 May 2019, Leipzig, Germany

D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, S. Parthasarathy, B. Belabbas
Optical High Speed Communications for HAPS
haps4esa workshop 2019, 12.-14. Feb 2019, Leiden, NL


*** 2018 ***

A. Mustafa, D. Giggenbach, J. Poliak, S. ten Brink
Laboratory demonstration of optimizing optical single sideband scheme to increase spectral efficiency in optical geostationary satellite feeder links
Proc. of the SPIE Vol. 10787, Berlin, 9 Oct. 2018

A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, C. Fuchs, N. Hanik
Atmospheric transmission spectrum for space to ground free space optical communications
International Conference on Space Optics (ICSO) 2018, 9 Oct -12 Oct 2018, Greece

D. Giggenbach, A. Kirstädter
High-Altitude-Platform Systems und deren Vernetzung mit optischer Freistrahl-Kommunikation
ITG-News (4/2018), pp 19-21. VDE Verlag GmbH

M.T. Knopp, A. Spörl, M. Gnat, G.J. Rossmanith, F. Huber, C. Fuchs, D. Giggenbach
TOWARDS THE UTILIZATION OF OPTICAL GROUND-TO-SPACE LINKS FOR LOW EARTH ORBITING SPACECRAFT
69th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), 1.-5. Oct. 2018, Bremen

A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach, N. Hanik
Variable Data Rate for Free Space optical Low Earth orbit Downlinks (OLEODL)
International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks. ICTON 2018, 02-05 July 2018, Bucharest, Romania

D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, C. Fuchs, C. Schmidt, A. Shrestha
Optical on–off keying data links for low Earth orbit downlink applications
Chapter in ‘Satellite Communications in the 5G Era’, Editors S. K. Sharma, S. Chatzinotas, P-D Arapoglou, 2018

S. K. Joshi, J. Pienaar, T. Ralph, L. Cacciapuoti, W. McCutcheon, J. Rarity, D. Giggenbach, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger, R. Ursin, et al
Space QUEST mission proposal: experimentally testing decoherence due to gravity
New Journal of Physics, 20. Institute of Physics (IOP) Publishing. DOI 10.1088/1367-2630, ISSN 1367-2630, June 2018

A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach
Performance Evaluation of Delayed Frame Repetition Variable Data Rate technique for Free Space Optical LEO Downlink (OLEODL) Channel for different Receiver types
ITG-Fachbericht, VDE Verlag. Tagung Photonische Netze 11-12.06.2018, Leipzig. ISBN 978-3-8007-4684-2, June 2018

S. Parthasarathy, D. Giggenbach, C. Fuchs, R. Mata-Calvo, R. Barrios, A. Kirstädter
Verification of Channel Reciprocity in Long-Range Turbulent FSO Links
ITG-Fachbericht, VDE Verlag. Tagung Photonische Netze 11-12.06.2018, Leipzig. ISBN 978-3-8007-4684-2, June 2018

M. Knopp, D. Giggenbach, R. Mata Calvo, C. Fuchs, K. Saucke, F. Heine, F. Sellmaier, F. Huber
Connectivity services based on optical ground-to-space links
Acta Astronautica, 148. Elsevier. ISBN 0094-5765, ISSN 0094-5765, April 2018


*** 2017 ***

D. Giggenbach, F. Moll
Scintillation Loss in Optical Low Earth Orbit Data Downlinks with Avalanche Photodiode Receivers.
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2017 (ICSOS), 14-16 Nov 2017, Okinawa, Japan.

D. Giggenbach, S. Parthasarathy, A. Shrestha, F. Moll, R. Mata Calvo
Power Vector Generation Tool for Free-Space Optical Links - PVGeT
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2017 (ICSOS), 14-16 Nov 2017, Okinawa, Japan.

S. Parthasarathy, D. Giggenbach, R. Barrios, C. Fuchs, A. Kirstädter
Simulative Verification of Channel Reciprocity in Free-Space Optical Inter-HAP Links
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2017 (ICSOS), 14-16 Nov 2017, Okinawa, Japan.

B. Edwards, K.-J. Schulz, J. Hamkins, B. Robinson, R. Alliss, R. Daddato, C. Schmidt, D. Giggenbach, L. Braatz
An Update on the CCSDS Optical Communications Working Group
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2017 (ICSOS), 14-16 Nov 2017, Okinawa, Japan.

R. Saathof, R. Breeje, W. Klop, S. Kuiper, N. Doelman, F. Pettazzi, A. Vosteen, N. Truyens, W. Crowcombe, J. Human, I. Ferrario, R. Mata-Calvo, J. Poliak, R. Barrios, D. Giggenbach, C. Fuchs, S. Scalise
Optical Technologies for Terabit/s-throughput Feeder Link
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2017 (ICSOS), 14-16 Nov 2017, Okinawa, Japan.

A. Mustafa, D. Giggenbach, J. Poliak, S. ten Brink
Quantifying the Effect of Atmospherically-Induced Pointing Errors in Optical Geostationary Satellite Feeder Links Using Transmitter Diversity
IEEE-Xplore, International Conference on Space Optical Systems 2017 (ICSOS), 14-16 Nov 2017, Okinawa, Japan.

D. Giggenbach
Signal Control in Optical Ground-to-Space Links
Seminar of the Institute for Communications and Navigation, German Aerospace Center, Site Oberpfaffenhofen, 11 Sep 2017

M. Knopp, D. Giggenbach, R. Mata-Calvo, C. Fuchs, K. Saucke, F. Heine, F. Sellmaier, F. Huber
Connectivity Services Based on Optical Ground-to-Space Links
68th International Astronautical Congress 2017, 25-29 Sep 2017, Adelaide, Australia

A. Mustafa, D. Giggenbach, J. Poliak, S. ten Brink
Spectrally Efficient Transmitter Diversity Scheme for Optical Satellite Feeder Links Employing Multiple Signal Sidebands
8th ITG Fachtagung on Photonics Networks, 11-12 May 2017, Leipzig, Germany

A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach, N. Hanik
Delayed Frame Repetition for Free Space Optical communication (FSO) Channel
8th ITG Fachtagung on Photonics Networks, 11-12 May 2017, Leipzig, Germany

S. Parthasarathy, A. Kirstädter, D. Giggenbach
Adaptive HARQ with Channel State Information in Inter-HAP FSO Links.
8th ITG Fachtagung on Photonics Networks, 11-12 May 2017, Leipzig, Germany

R. Mata Calvo, D. Bonaccini Calia, R. Barrios, M. Centrone, D. Giggenbach, G. Lombardi, P. Beckera, I. Zayer
Laser Guide Stars for Optical Free-Space Communications
SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, 2017

D. Giggenbach, A. Kirstädter, C. Fuchs, J.-P. Elbers, H.-J. Grallert
Neue Kommunikationssysteme für den mobilen Internetzugang – Stratosphärische Kommunikationsplattformen und LEO-Mega-Constellations
VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik, Elektronik, Informationstechnik e.V., VDE-White Paper, Feb. 2017


*** 2016 ***

D. Giggenbach
The Transmission Scenario in Optical LEO Downlinks
In: User Workshop on Data Formats for Optical LEO Downlinks, 10. Nov. 2016, DLR-IKN, Oberpfaffenhofen, Germany

D. Giggenbach, A. Shrestha, C. Fuchs, C. Schmidt, F. Moll, Florian
SYSTEM ASPECTS OF OPTICAL LEO-TO-GROUND LINKS
International Conference on Space Optics (ICSO), 18-21 Okt. 2016, Biarritz, France

A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach, J. Ramírez, J. Pacheco, F. Rein, Fabian
Fading testbed for free space optical communications
In: Proc. SPIE 9991, Advanced Free-space Optical Communication Techniques and Applicatons II, SPIE Security + Defense 2016, 26-29 September 2016, Edinburgh, UK

Shrestha, J. Ramírez, D. Giggenbach, J. Pacheco-Labrador, C. Schmidt
Inter-Island Demonstration of an FSO High Speed Laser Ethernet Transceiver for Telerobotic Space-Surface Control
ECOC 2016, September 18-22, 2016, Düsseldorf, Germany

A. Shrestha, D. Giggenbach
Variable data rate for Optical Low-Earth-Orbit (LEO) Downlinks
16th ITG-Symposium on Photonic Networks, 7-8 May 2016, Leipzig

S. Parthasarathy, A. Kirstädter, D. Giggenbach
Performance Analysis of Adaptive Hybrid ARQ for Inter-HAP Free-Space Optical Fading Channel with Delayed Channel State Information
16th ITG-Symposium on Photonic Networks, 7-8 May 2016, Leipzig

J. Poliak, D. Giggenbach, R. Mata Calvo, D. Bok
Fiber coupling and field mixing of coherent free-space optical beams in satellite communications
SPIE Photonics West, San Francisco, Feb. 2016


*** 2015 ***

D. Giggenbach, R. Mata-Calvo
Sensitivity Modeling of Binary Optical Receivers
Applied Optics, Vol. 54, No. 28, pp 8254-8259 / October 1, 2015

S. Bobrovskyi, F. Sellmaier, F. Huber, R. Barrios, D. Giggenbach, F. Moll
EFAL: EDRS Feeder Link from Antarctic Latitudes - System Architecture and Operations Concept
book-chapter 8 in “Space Operations: Innovations, Inventions, and Discoveries”, series “Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics”, p. 163-184, Published by AIAA - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics,November 2015

Z. Wu, D. Giggenbach, B. Lankl
Improved Markov Models for Terrestrial Free-Space Optical Links IET Optoelectronics - Special Issue on Optical Wireless Communications, 9 (5), p. 218-222, The Institute of Engineering and Technology – IET, October 2015

D. Giggenbach, J. Poliak, R. Mata-Calvo, C. Fuchs, N. Perlot, R. Freund, T. Richter
Preliminary Results of Terabit-per-second Long-Range Free-Space Optical Transmission Experiment THRUST
SPIE-Proceedings 9647-21, Security and Defense Europe, Toulouse, 24th September 2015, invited

R. Mata-Calvo, D. Giggenbach, A. Le Pera, J. Poliak, R. Barrios
Optical Feeder Links for Very High Throughput Satellites – System Perspectives
15th Ka-Band Conference, Bologna, 12-14 October 2015

O. Vidal, B. Roy, S. Dimitrov, R. Barrios, D. Giggenbach, A. Le Kernec
Next Generation High Throughput Satellite Systems based Optical Feeder Links 15th Ka-Band Conference, Bologna, 12-14 October 2015

R. Barrios, S. Dimitrov, R. Mata-Calvo, D. Giggenbach
Link Budget Assessment for GEO Feeder Links based on Optical Technology
Int. J. Satell. Commun. Networking 2015; 00:1–25

S. Dimitrov, R. Barrios, B. Matuz, G. Liva, R. Mata-Calvo, D. Giggenbach
Digital Modulation and Coding for Satellite Optical Feeder Links with Pre-distortion Adaptive Optics
Int. J. Satell. Commun. Networking. 2015; 00:1–22

D. Giggenbach, E. Lutz, J. Poliak, R. Mata-Calvo, C. Fuchs
A High-Throughput Satellite System for Serving whole Europe with Fast Internet Service, Employing Optical Feeder Links
ITG-Fachkonferenz “Breitbandversorgung in Deutschland“, 20/21 April 2015, Berlin, IEEE-Xplore

J. Poliak, D. Giggenbach, F. Moll. F. Rein, C. Fuchs, R. Mata Calvo
Terabit-Throughput GEO Satellite Optical Feeder Link Testbed
IEEE 13th International Conference on Telecommunications (ConTEL 2015), 13-15 Jul 2015, Graz, Austria

A. Mustafa, D. Giggenbach, J. Poliak, A. Shrestha, R. Mata-Calvo. C. Fuchs
Lab implementation of 10Gbps/channel Optical Transmitter Diversity scheme for Geostationary Satellite Feeder Links
16th ITG Symposium - Photonic Networks, 7-8 May 2015, Leipzig

S.Parthasarathy, A. Kirstädter, D. Giggenbach
Simulative Performance Analysis of ARQ Schemes for Free-Space Optical Inter-HAP Channel Model
16th ITG-Symposium - Photonic Networks, 7-8 May 2015, Leipzig


*** 2014 ***

D. Giggenbach
Optical Free Space Links for Satellite-Ground Communications - Tutorial
Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference - ASMS-2014, Livorno, 8. Sept. 2014

D. Giggenbach
Laser Communication Systems for Aerial Platforms – from Perspective of a Startup in mobile FSO
18 Sept. 2014, COST OPTICWISE-Workshop, Funchal, 18. Sept. 2014

K. Shortt, D. Giggenbach, T. Dreischer, C. Rivera, R. Daddato, A. Di Mira, I. Zayer
Implications of Sky Radiance on Deep-Space Optical Communication Links
IAC-14 - 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Sept. 2014

Carlos E. Carrizo, Ramon Mata Calvo, Dirk Giggenbach
Defining the constraints of an adaptive optics system applied to free-space optical satellite and aircraft data downlinks
EOSAM, Berlin, Sept. 2014

Parthasarathy, D. Giggenbach, A. Kirstädter
Channel Modelling for Free-Space Optical Inter-HAP Links Using Adaptive ARQ Transmission
SPIE Security and Defense, Amsterdam, Sept. 2014

S. Dimitrov, B. Matuz, G. Liva, R. Barrios, R. Mata-Calvo, D. Giggenbach
Digital Modulation and Coding for Satellite Optical Feeder Links
7th Advanced Satellite Multimedia Systems Conference (ASMS), Livorno, Italy, Sept. 2014

D. Giggenbach, P. Becker, R. Mata-Calvo, C. Fuchs, Z. Sodnik, I. Zayer
Lunar Optical Communications Link (LOCL): Measurements of Received Power Fluctuations and Wavefront Quality
ICSOS2014 - International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications, Kobe, Japan, Mai 2014

Z. Sodnik, H. Smit, I. Zayer, M. Lanucara, J. Widmer, F. Arnold, M. Mosberger, A. Alonso, I. Montilla, D. Giggenbach, P. Becker, R. Mata-Calvo, C. Fuchs
Results from a Lunar Laser Communication Experiment between NASA’s LADEE Satellite and ESA’s Optical Ground Station
ICOSOS2014 - International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications, Kobe, Japan, May 2014

S. Bobrovskyi, R. Barrios, D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, F. Sellmaier, F. Huber
EFAL: EDRS Feeder Link from Antarctic Latitudes - System Architecture and Operations Concept
Conference Proceedings of SpaceOps-Conference 2014, Pasadena, USA, May 2014

I. Zayer, R. Daddato, M. Lanucara, K.-J. Schulz, Z. Sodnik, H. Smit, M. Sans, D. Giggenbach, P. Becker, R. Mata-Calvo, C. Fuchs
Lunar Optical Communications Link (LOCL) Demonstration between NASA's LADEE Spacecraft and ESA's Optical Ground Station
Conference Proceedings of SpaceOps-Conference 2014, Pasadena, USA, May 2014

K. Shortt, D. Giggenbach, R. Mata-Calvo, F. Moll, C. Fuchs, C. Schmidt, J. Horwath, J. Yeh, V. Selvaraj, R. Banerjee
Channel characterization for air-to-ground free-space optical communication links
Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 8971-1, Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation XXVI, Feb. 2014

R. Mata Calvo, P. Becker, D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, M. Schwarzer, M. Hinz, Z. Sodnik
Transmitter Diversity Verification on Artemis Geostationary Satellite Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 8971, Free-Space Laser Communication and Atmospheric Propagation XXVI, Feb. 2014

W. Cowley, D. Giggenbach, R. Mata Calvo
Optical Transmission Schemes for GEO Feeder Links
IEEE ICC 2014 - Selected Areas in Communications Symposium, Sydney, June 2014

D. Giggenbach, R. Barrios, F. Moll, R. Mata Calvo, S. Bobrovskyi, F. Huber, N. F.D. Johnson-Amin, F. Heine, M. Gregory
EFAL: EDRS Feeder Link from Antarctic Latitudes - Preliminary Results of Site Investigations, Availability, and System Requirements
ICSOS2014 - International Conference on Space Optical Systems and Applications, Kobe, Japan, May 2014


*** 2011-2013 ***

D. Giggenbach
Optical Satellite Feeder Links for Terabps Throughput
DLR Institute of Communications and Navigation, Presentation, 6 May 2013

J. Ramirez Molina, A. Shrestha, S. Parthasarathy, D. Giggenbach
Gigabit Laser Ethernet Transceiver for Free-Space Optical Communication Systems
OSA Technical Digest, OSA. Advanced Solid-State Lasers Congress, Paris, 28 Nov - 01 Dez 2013

C. Fuchs, M. Brechtelsbauer, J. Horwath, A. Shrestha, F. Moll, D. Giggenbach, C. Schmidt
DLR’s Transportable Optical Ground Station
OSA Technical Digest, OSA. Advanced Solid-State Lasers Congress, Paris, 28 Nov - 01 Dez. 2013, invited

A. Khatoon, W. G. Cowley, N. Letzepis, D. Giggenbach
Estimation of channel parameters and background irradiance for free-space optical link
APPLIED OPTICS / Vol. 52, No. 14 / 10 May 2013

W. G. Cowley, K. D. Nguyen, D. Giggenbach
Adaptive Symbol-Rate Free-Space-Optical Communications
2013 Australian Communications Theory Workshop (AusCTW), Jan. 2013, IEEE 2013

D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, and N. Perlot
Optical Communication Experiments at DLR
invited paper, Journal of the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology of Japan (NICT), Vol. 59, 1/2 March/June 2012, p 125-134, ISBN/ISSN 1349-3205

D. Giggenbach, W. Coley, K. Grant, N. Perlot
Experimental verification of the limits of optical channel intensity reciprocity
APPLIED OPTICS, Vol. 51, No. 16, Optical Society of America, 1 June 2012

R. Mata-Calvo, D. Giggenbach
One-way radio frequency dissemination through the atmosphere using two optical carriers
OPTICS LETTERS / Vol. 37, No. 17 / September 1, 2012

N. Perlot, D. Giggenbach
Scintillation correlation between forward and return spherical waves
Applied Optics, Vol. 51, No. 15, Optical Society of America, 20 May 2012

D. Giggenbach
Lasercommunication Activities at the German Aerospace Cernter's Institute of Communications and Navigation
invited paper, ICSOS-2012 – Int. Conf. on Space Optical Systems, Ajaccio, Oct. 2012

Giggenbach, F. Moll, C. Fuchs, T. de Cola, R. Mata-Calvo
SPACE COMMUNICATIONS PROTOCOLS FOR FUTURE OPTICAL SATELLITE-DOWNLINKS
62nd International Astronautical Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, Oct. 2011

D. Giggenbach
Deriving an estimate for the Fried parameter in mobile optical transmission scenarios
Applied Optics, 50 (2), 2011


*** 2008-2010 ***

D. Giggenbach, H. Henniger
Fading-loss assessment in atmospheric free-space optical communication links with on-off keying"
Optical Engineering 47 (4), SPIE - Optical Press, April 2008

D. Giggenbach, B. Epple, J. Horwath, F. Moll
Optical Satellite Downlinks to Optical Ground Stations and High-Altitude Platforms
Advances in Mobile and Wireless Communications - Views of the 16th IST Mobile and Wireless Communication Summit, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Springer, 331-349, ISBN 978-3-540-79040-2, 2008

D. Giggenbach, J. Horwath, M. Knapek
Optical Data Downlinks from Earth Observation Platforms
Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XXI, 7199, SPIE Photonics West - LASE 2009, San Jose, CA, USA, Jan. 2009

T. Dreischer, M. Tüchler, K. Kudielka, G. Baister, D. Giggenbach, and F. Moll
Enhanced Data Return from Lunar Farside using RF-Optical TT and C
DGLR international Symposium - To Moon and beyond, 2008-09-16, Bremen. ISBN 3-932182-58-8

D. Giggenbach, F. Moll, C. Fuchs, M. Brechtelsbauer,
DIRECT OPTICAL HIGH SPEED DOWNLINKS AND GROUND STATION NETWORKS FOR SMALL LEO MISSIONS
Proceedings of the 16th Ka- and Broadband Communications Conference. 16th Ka- and Broadband Communications Conference, Milan 2010, 20.-22.Oct. 2010, Milan

D. Giggenbach
MOBILE OPTICAL HIGH-SPEED DATA LINKS WITH SMALL TERMINALS
Proc. of SPIE Vol. 7480, SPIE-Press. SPIE Europe Security + Defence, Berlin, Sept. 2009

R. Mata Calvo, F. Moll, D. Giggenbach
Frequency dissemination with free-space optical links
ESA Scientific Publications. 16 April 2010

C. Fuchs, D. Giggenbach
Optical Free-Space Communication on Earth and in Space regarding Quantum Cryptography Aspects
Springer Quantum Comm 2009, 26.-30. Okt. 2009, Vico Equense, Italy

Rupert Ursin et al
Space-QUEST - Experiments with quantum entanglement in space
2008 IAC Microgravity Sciences and Processes Symposium, Sept. 29 to Oct. 3, in Glasgow, Scotland, UK


*** 2005-2007 ***

T. Jono, Y. Takayama, N. Perlot, D. Giggenbach
Report on DLR-JAXA Joint Experiment: The Kirari Optical Downlink to Oberpfaffenhofen (KIODO)
Book by JAXA and DLR, April 2007, ISSN 1349-1121

N. Perlot, M. Knapek, D. Giggenbach, J. Horwath, M. Brechtelsbauer, Y. Takayama, T. Jono
Results of the Optical Downlink Experiment KIODO from OICETS Satellite to Optical Ground Station Oberpfaffenhofen (OGS-OP)
Proc. of the SPIE -- Volume 6457, 2007

H. Henniger, B. Epple, D. Giggenbach,
Mobile FSO activities in Europe and fading mitigation approaches
In: Proceedings of 17th International Conference Radioelektronika 2007, pages 263-268. Radioelektronika 2007, 2007-04-24 - 2007-04-25, Brno, Czech Republic. ISBN 1-4244-0821-0.

D. Giggenbach, B. Wilkerson, H. Henniger, N. Perlot
Wavelength-diversity transmission for fading mitigation in the atmospheric optical communication channel
Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 6304, Free-Space Laser Communications VI, San Diego, California, USA, 2006

N. Perlot, D. Giggenbach, H. Henniger, J. Horwath, M. Knapek, K. Zettl
Measurements of the Beam-Wave Fluctuations over a 142-km Atmospheric Path
In: Proceedings of SPIE -- Volume 6304, SPIE Optical Press. Free-Space Laser Communications VI, 2006-08-15 - 2006-08-17, San Diego, California, USA. ISBN 0-8194-6383-3.

D. Giggenbach, J. Horwath
Optical Free-Space Communications Downlinks from Stratospheric Platforms - Overview on STROPEX, the Optical Communications Experiment of CAPANINA
14th IST Mobile Wireless Communications Summit, Dresden 19-23 June 2005, http://www.eurasip.org/Proceedings/Ext/IST05/

B. Wilkerson, D. Giggenbach, B. Epple
Concepts for fast acquisition in optical communications systems
In: Proceedings of SPIE -- Volume 6304, SPIE Optical Press, Free-Space Laser Communications VI, 2006-08-15 - 2006-08-17, San Diego, California, USA. ISBN 0-8194-6383-3.

E. Leitgeb, S. Sheikh Muhammad, C. Chlestil, N. Perlot, H. Henniger, D. Giggenbach, E. Duca, V. Carrozzo, S. Betti, M. Gebhart, U. Birnbacher
Clear Sky Optics
Book chapter 4 of the E-book „Influence of the variability of the propagation channel on mobile, fixed multimedia and optical satellite communications“, Reihe Informationstechnik Informationstechnik, Shaker Verlag, ISBN 978-3-8322-6904-3


*** 2001-2004 ***

D. Giggenbach
Optimierung der optischen Freiraumkommunikation durch die turbulente Atmosphäre - Focal Array Receiver
Dissertation. Shaker Verlag, 2005

D. Giggenbach, R. Purvinskis, M. Werner, M. Holzbock
Stratospheric Optical Inter-Platform Links for High Altitude Platforms
Proceedings of the 20th AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC 2002), 2002-5-12 - 2002-5-15, Montreal, Canada.

D. Giggenbach, M. Holzbock, O. Lücke, M. Werner
Optical-SDMA for Broadband Aeronautical Communications
Proceedings of the 21th Int. Communications Satellite Systems Conference (ICSSC), Yokohama, Japan, April 2003

J. Horwath, N. Perlot, D. Giggenbach, R. Jüngling
Numerical simulations of beam propagation through optical turbulence for high-altitude platform crosslinks
In: LASE 2004, San Jose, Vol. 5, pages 243-248. SPIE Optical Press. Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XVI, 2004-01-27 - 2004-01-29, San Jose, California, USA. ISBN 0-8194-5246-7. ISSN 0277-786X

N. Perlot, D. Giggenbach, H. Bischl, F. David
Discussion of the Direct Detection Rx-power Distribution as derived from Intensity Statistics and Comparison with Measurements
Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 4976. LASE 2003, Atmospheric Propagation, San Jose, California, USA, 25-31 January 2003, San Jose, California (USA)

R. Purvinskis, D. Giggenbach, H. Henniger, N. Perlot, F. David
Multiple Wavelength Free-Space Laser Communications
Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 4975, pages 12-19. SPIE Optical Press. Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XV, 2003-01-28, San Jose, California, USA. ISBN 0-8194-4775-7

D. Giggenbach, H. Henniger, F. David
Long-Term Near-Ground Optical Scintillation Measurements
Proceedings of the SPIE, Vol. 4976. LASE 2003, San Jose, California, USA, 2003


*** 1996-2000 ***

D. Giggenbach
Wavefront measurements at ESA's optical ground station and simulation of heterodyne receiver performance
Proc. of the SPIE, Vol. 3932, Free-Space Laser Communication Technologies XII, LASER 2000, San José, CA, Jan 2000

M. Schulthess, D. Giggenbach
Development of Absolute Frequency Reference at 1064 nm for Coherent Transmission and Laser Drift Measurement
Electronics Letters, 34 (19), pages 1854-1855, 1998

D. Giggenbach
Design of an Optical Fiber Amplifier with Multiple Serial Pumping for Space Communications
SPIE-Proceedings of the 10th Meeting on Optical Engineering, Jerusalem, 4.4.1997

D. Giggenbach, A. Schex, B. Wandernoth
Prototype of a coherent tracking- and detection receiver with wide band vibration compensation for free space laser communications
SPIE Proceedings 2699, Free Space Laser Communication Technologies VIII, San José, January 1996