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Turbulence modeling for non-line-of-sight ultraviolet scattering channels
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Paper Abstract

Recently ultraviolet (UV) scattering channels have received renewed interest for non-line-of-sight (NLOS) communication. Monte Carlo simulations and field experiments have yielded valuable results to predict channel path loss and impulse response at relatively short ranges, critical for communication link analysis. However, as communication range increases, the effect of turbulence becomes pronounced and inevitably induces additional impairments to system performance. This paper suggests a turbulence modeling method for NLOS UV channels incorporating the effects of scattering and absorption. The modeling results can be applied to study communication performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 May 2011
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 8038, Atmospheric Propagation VIII, 80380J (25 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.889049
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Haipeng Ding, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)
Gang Chen, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)
Arun K. Majumdar, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. Weapons Div. (United States)
Brian M. Sadler, U.S. Army Research Lab. (United States)
Zhengyuan Xu, Univ. of California, Riverside (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8038:
Atmospheric Propagation VIII
Linda M. Wasiczko Thomas; Earl J. Spillar, Editor(s)

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