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Multi-wavelength operation of a control algorithm for mobile FSO node alignment
Author(s): Dayong Zhou; Peter G. LoPresti; Hazem Refai
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Paper Abstract

This paper investigates the performance of a recently proposed pointing, acquisition and tracking algorithm for mobile FSO node alignment through experimental methods that include multi-wavelength operation. The performance is evaluated on key parameters including power availability at the receiver, switching time, link recapturing time, and coverage area at the receiver plane. The dependence of performance on the fiber-lens distance at transmitter was examined. The results show that the alignment control system successfully recovered and maintained the link at each selected wavelength while the receiver was in motion.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2013
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8732, Atmospheric Propagation X, 873204 (17 May 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2018235
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Dayong Zhou, Univ. of Oklahoma-Tulsa (United States)
Peter G. LoPresti, Univ. of Tulsa (United States)
Hazem Refai, Univ. of Oklahoma-Tulsa (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8732:
Atmospheric Propagation X
Linda M. Wasiczko Thomas; Earl J. Spillar, Editor(s)

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