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NLOS UV channel modeling using numerical integration and an approximate closed-form path loss model
Author(s): Ankit Gupta; Mohammad Noshad; Maïté Brandt-Pearce
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we propose a simulation method using numerical integration, and develop a closed-form link loss model for physical layer channel characterization for non-line of sight (NLOS) ultraviolet (UV) communication systems. The impulse response of the channel is calculated by assuming both uniform and Gaussian profiles for transmitted beams and different geometries. The results are compared with previously published results. The accuracy of the integration approach is compared to the Monte Carlo simulation. Then the path loss using the simulation method and the suggested closed-form expression are presented for different link geometries. The accuracies are evaluated and compared to the results obtained using other methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2012
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 8517, Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans, 851709 (24 October 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.930971
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Ankit Gupta, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Mohammad Noshad, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
Maïté Brandt-Pearce, Univ. of Virginia (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8517:
Laser Communication and Propagation through the Atmosphere and Oceans
Alexander M. J. van Eijk; Christopher C. Davis; Stephen M. Hammel; Arun K. Majumdar, Editor(s)

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