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Research Article

Effect of Environmental Parameters on the Performance of Optical Wireless Communications

Table 5

Results for 4TX/4RX FSO at different weather conditions for λ= 1550 nm.

Weather conditionsRangeMax Q FactorMin BER

clear air
attenuation=0.2 db/km
visibility=23km
1256.53.310-11
0.128.12.210-16
0.1112.41.410-35

Haze
attenuation=2.8 db/km
visibility=2 km
15.56.22.510-10
158.151.510-16
14.510.61.1110-26

Rain
attenuation=6.5 db/km
visibility=1 km
7.66.48.410-11
7.57.22.310-13
713.062.0510-39

light fog
attenuation=8.5 db/km
visibility=0.8 km
66.83.310-12
5.89.42.210-21
5.612.71.610-37

Moderate fog attenuation=11.9 db/km visibility=0.6 km4.56.76.0110-12
4.310.54.610-26
419.255.210-83

dust fog
attenuation=14.7 db/km visibility=0.5 km
3.77.74.0510-15
3.513.081.610-39
3.416.71.710-63

dense fog
attenuation=90 db/km visibility=0.1 km
0.7656.48.410-11
0.758.141.710-16
0.749.56.210-22

heavy dust attenuation=132.8db/km visibility=0.07 km0.54268.410-10
0.5210.12.110-24
0.515.78.410-56

heavy fog
attenuation=190.9 db/km visibility=0.05 km
0.396.114.3510-10
0.388.63.310-18
0.3711.95.1110-33

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