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VERy high Throughput Satellite-Ground Optical Link

Project description

Optical feeder links for next-generation satellites

Optical feeder links for satellite communication systems – offering up to 1 terabit/second throughput – will be essential in the coming years. It is the most advanced solution for the existing digital division. The EU-funded VERTIGO project aims to develop systems for ground and onboard technologies, providing increased throughput with higher spectral and power efficiency. It will also provide high optical power generation through amplifier power increase, combining incoherent/coherent power. Atmospheric multiplication of impairments will also be reduced with the cutting-edge system of opto-mechanical and digital correction techniques. Full-scale demonstrations will take place. The new technology will support very high throughput satellite systems and help to preserve the EU's technological and industrial competitiveness.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPACE-2018
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Coordinator

THALES ALENIA SPACE FRANCE SAS
Address
Avenue Jean Francois Champollion 26
31100 Toulouse
France
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 472 950

Participants (8)

LEO SPACE PHOTONICS R&D MONOPROSOPIIKE
Greece
EU contribution
€ 104 500
Address
Patriarch Grigorios And Neapolepoleos
15341 Agia Paraskevi
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 305 472,50
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Gooch & Housego (Torquay) Limited
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 359 937,50
Address
Broomhill Way Unit A
TQ2 7QL Torquay Devon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THALES
France
EU contribution
€ 304 700
Address
Tour Carpe Diem Place Des Corolles Esplanade Nord
92400 Courbevoie
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
CREONIC GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 200 000
Address
Bahnhofstrasse 26-28
67655 Kaiserslautern
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
THALES ALENIA SPACE SWITZERLAND AG
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 539 807
Address
Schaffhauserstrasse 580
8052 Zurich
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
OFFICE NATIONAL D'ETUDES ET DE RECHERCHES AEROSPATIALES
France
EU contribution
€ 399 216,25
Address
Chemin De La Huniere
91120 Palaiseau
Activity type
Research Organisations
EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZUERICH
Switzerland
EU contribution
€ 312 253
Address
Raemistrasse 101
8092 Zuerich
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments