International Journal of Optics / 2019 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Effect of Environmental Parameters on the Performance of Optical Wireless Communications

Table 6

Results for 1/1 FSO at different weather conditions for 850 nm wavelength.

Weather conditionsRange (km)Max Q FactorMin BER

clear air
attenuation=0.42 db/km
visibility=23km
796.23.410-10
758.71.510-18
7013.081.610-39

haze
attenuation=5.3 db/km
visibility=2 km
9.76.14.710-10
912.13.710-34
8.518.98.510-81

rain
attenuation=11.3 db/km
visibility=1 km
56.75.810-12
4.712.45.310-36
4.518.24.110-74

light fog
attenuation=14.4 db/km
visibility=0.8 km
47.74.810-15
3.910.025.210-24
3.812.83.210-38

Moderate fog
attenuation=19.7 db/km
visibility=0.6 km
3.16.31.710-10
399.710-20
2.912.73.410-37

dust fog
attenuation=23.9 db/km
visibility=0.5 km
2.66.77.910-12
2.510.31.810-25
2.415.51.810-54

dense fog
attenuation=130db/km
visibility=0.1 km
0.5796.056.610-10
0.5511.74.9110-32
0.5414.57.810-48

heavy dust
attenuation=188.2db/km
visibility=0.07 km
0.416.91.810-12
0.49.62.310-22
0.3913.25.610-40

heavy fog
attenuation=266.5 db/km
visibility=0.05 km
0.36.54.210-11
0.2910.293.110-25
0.2815.88.410-57

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