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Optical Engineering

Optical Communication Systems for Short-Haul Applications
Author(s): L. E. Wood
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Paper Abstract

This report describes an availability model for short-haul optical communication links operating through the atmosphere. To check this model, to assess equipment reliability, and to determine problems associated with fog, rain, snow, and atmospheric turbulence, a commercial link was operated for six months on a 3000-ft path near Boulder, Colorado.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1974
PDF: 7 pages
Opt. Eng. 13(5) 135409 doi: 10.1117/12.7971740
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 13, Issue 5
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L. E. Wood, U. S. Department of Commerce (United States)


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