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The role and challenges of free-space optical systems

Chaudhary, Sushank and Amphawan, Angela (2014) The role and challenges of free-space optical systems. Journal of Optical Communications, 35 (4). pp. 327-334. ISSN 0173-4911

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Complementing wireless radio networks with free-space optics (FSO) achieves high data rates by modulating radio subcarriers over an optical carrier without expensive optical fiber cabling, enabling a pervasive platform for reaching underserved areas.In this paper, we review the main features of FSO for terrestrial and inter-satellite communications. Simulations of 1 Gbps data transmission through FSO links in both terrestrial and inter-satellite communications have been investigated to highlight potential atmospheric challenges in FSO

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: free-space optics (FSO); inter-satellite communication; atmospheric turbulences; radio-over-free-space optics (Ro-FSO)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Dr. Angela Amphawan
Date Deposited: 17 May 2015 08:23
Last Modified: 12 May 2016 01:52
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/14198

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