A novel statistical model for turbulence-induced fading in free-space optical systems

Mohammadreza A. Kashani, Murat Uysal, Mohsen Kavehrad

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Abstract

In this paper, we propose a new probability distribution function which accurately describes turbulence-induced fading under a wide range of turbulence conditions. The proposed model, termed Double GG distribution, is based on a doubly stochastic theory of scintillation and developed via the product of two Generalized Gamma (GG) distributions. The proposed Double GG distribution generalizes many existing turbulence channel models in a closed-form expression and provides an excellent fit to the published plane and spherical waves simulation data. We finally evaluate the performance of a free-space optical system over the Double GG turbulence channel and derive closed-form expressions for the bit error rate, assuming intensity modulation/ direct detection with on-off keying.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 15 2013
Event2013 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013 - Cartagena, Spain
Duration: Jun 23 2013Jun 27 2013

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Other2013 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013
CountrySpain
CityCartagena
Period6/23/136/27/13

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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Kashani, M. A., Uysal, M., & Kavehrad, M. (2013). A novel statistical model for turbulence-induced fading in free-space optical systems. In 2013 15th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks, ICTON 2013 [6602795] https://doi.org/10.1109/ICTON.2013.6602795