International Journal of Optics / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effect of Environmental Parameters on the Performance of Optical Wireless Communications

Table 2

Atmospheric attenuation at different weather conditions for λ= (1550-850) nm using Kruze model.

Weather conditionsVisibility (km)Attenuation (db/km) At 1550nmAttenuation (db/km) At 850nm

Clear air230.20.42
Haze22.85.3
Rain16.511.3
Light fog or snow0.88.514.4
Moderate fog or heavy snow0.611.919.7
Dust-fog0.514.723.9
Dense fog0.190130
Heavy-dust0.07132.8188.2
Heavy-fog0.05190.9266.5

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