International Journal of Optics / 2019 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

Effect of Environmental Parameters on the Performance of Optical Wireless Communications

Table 8

Results for 4/4 FSO at different weather conditions for λ= 850 nm.

Weather conditionsRange (km)Max Q FactorMin BER

Clear Air
Attenuation=0.42 db/Km
Visibility=23km
966.48.910-11
956.91.910-12
9010.41.210-25

Haze
Attenuation=5.3 db/Km
Visibility=2 Km
11.16.62.210-11
10.511.77.610-32
1018.154.610-74

Rain
Attenuation=11.3 db/Km
Visibility=1 Km
5.76.86.210-12
5.68.3410-17
5.510.151.310-24

Light Fog
Attenuation=14.4 db/Km
Visibility=0.8 Km
4.66.775.510-12
4.58.85. 810-19
4.411.35.210-30

Moderate Fog
Attenuation=19.7 db/Km
Visibility=0.6 Km
3.56.4810-11
3.49.113.410-20
3.312.71.110-37

Dust Fog
Attenuation=23.9 db/Km
Visibility=0.5 Km
2.97.82.310-15
2.811.89.910-33
2.717.58.610-69

Dense Fog
Attenuation=130db/Km
Visibility=0.1 Km
0.6426.066.1610-10
0.6384.710-16
0.6210.025.1410-24

Heavy Dust
Attenuation=188.2db/Km
Visibility=0.07 Km
0.4556.61.310-11
0.457.91.610-15
0.4410.81.0410-27

Heavy Fog
Attenuation=266.5 db/Km
Visibility=0.05 Km
0.3326.22.410-10
0.3210.771.810-27
0.31513.43.710-41

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