On the study of the FSO link performance under controlled turbulence and fog atmospheric conditions

Rajbhandari, Sujan, Ghassemlooy, Zabih, Perez Soler, Joaquin, Le Minh, Hoa, Leitgeb, Erich, Kandus, Gorazd and Kvicera, V. (2011) On the study of the FSO link performance under controlled turbulence and fog atmospheric conditions. In: 11th international conference on Telecommunications - ConTEL 2011, 15-17 June 2011, Graz University of Technology, Austria.

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Abstract

In this paper, the effect of turbulence and fog on the free space optical (FSO) communication systems for on off keying (OOK), pulse amplitude modulation (PAM) and subcarrier intensity modulation (SIM) based on binary phase shift keying (BPSK) is experimentally investigated. The experiment is carried out in a controlled laboratory environment where turbulence and fog could be generated in a dedicated FSO chamber. In comparison to 4 PAM signal, the BPSK and OOK NRZ modulation signalling format are more robust against the fog and turbulence effects. In addition BPSK system is much less susceptible to the signal amplitude fluctuation due to turbulence compared to the other two modulation formats.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
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Depositing User: EPrint Services
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2011 14:09
Last Modified: 08 May 2017 16:43
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/2745

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