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Optical wireless propagation: theory vs. experiment
Author(s): Dennis M. Romain; Mark Larkin; Ganesh Ghayal; Bruce D. Paulson; Gerald Nykolak
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Paper Abstract

12 We present performance results from a trial of an OC-48 optical wireless link spanning 1.2 km in New York City. The measured laser communication link performance parameters include: link availability, SONET Errors, received optical power, visibility, scintillation characteristics, and alignment effects associated with transmission through a glass window. These were supplemented by concurrent measurements from a MET station to correlate performance with meteorological conditions.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 February 2001
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 4214, Optical Wireless Communications III, (6 February 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.417513
Show Author Affiliations
Dennis M. Romain, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Mark Larkin, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Ganesh Ghayal, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Bruce D. Paulson, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)
Gerald Nykolak, Lucent Technologies/Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4214:
Optical Wireless Communications III
Eric J. Korevaar, Editor(s)

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