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Research Article

Effect of Environmental Parameters on the Performance of Optical Wireless Communications

Table 3

Results for 1/1 FSO at different weather conditions for λ= 1550 nm.

Weather conditionsRange (km)Max Q FactorMin BER

clear air
attenuation=0.2 db/km visibility=23km
946.143.810-10
907.44.310-14
859.41.710-21

Haze
attenuation=2.8 db/km
visibility=2 km
12.57.61.4510-14
129.997.0410-24
11.513.033.310-39

Rain
attenuation=6.5 db/km
visibility=1 km
6.56.474.410-11
610.93.710-28
5.519.57.210-85

light fog
attenuation=8.5 db/km
visibility=0.8 km
5.16.862.910-12
58.092.510-16
4.517. 58.310-69

Moderate fog attenuation=11.9 db/km visibility=0.6 km3.96.066.0810-10
3.514.66.510-49
3.417.91.610-72

dust fog
attenuation=14.7 db/km visibility=0.5 km
3.27.222.310-13
312.41.0210-35
2.916.013.810-58

dense fog
attenuation=90 db/km visibility=0.1 km
0.6756.54.610-11
0.659.71.110-22
0.620.56.0610-94

heavy dust attenuation=132.8db/km visibility=0.07 km0.486.172.910-10
0.4512.53.510-36
0.4319.2910-83

heavy fog attenuation=190.9 db/km visibility=0.05 km0.3456.61.410-11
0.347.91.310-15
0.3359.34.410-21

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