BER performance of FSO links over unified channel model for pointing error models

Kug Jin Jung, Sung Sik Nam, Young-Chai Ko, Mohamed Slim Alouini

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Abstract

In this paper, we investigate the bit error rate (BER) performance of single free-space optical (FSO) link over strong turbulence channel combined with various pointing error channel models. Considering atmospheric turbulence and pointing errors as main factors that deteriorate the link performance, we obtain unified finite series approximation of composite probability density function (PDF) which embraces generalized pointing models. By using these results, we conduct BER analysis of FSO link that accounts for both types of detection mechanism (i.e. intensity modulation/direct detection and heterodyne detection). Moreover, the simulation results confirm that the approximation expression can provide precise evaluation for BER performance of FSO communication systems.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2018 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1-6
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781538643280
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018 Jul 3
Event2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2018 - Kansas City, United States
Duration: 2018 May 202018 May 24

Other

Other2018 IEEE International Conference on Communications Workshops, ICC Workshops 2018
CountryUnited States
CityKansas City
Period18/5/2018/5/24

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Hardware and Architecture

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