25 May 2011 Evaluation of the performance of a fiber-bundle-based optical wireless link
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This paper reports on a simulation-based investigation of an optical wireless system using fiber-bundle based transmitters and receivers. The simulation incorporates both beam propagation theory and experimental data from evaluations of the individual components. The coverage area at the receiver is evaluated as a function of transmitter power, link length, misalignment, and the number of transmitter fibers employed. An optimum coverage area is achievable with proper selection of transmitter parameters for a given link length. Trade-offs between the number of fibers employed and the transmitter power are explored.
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Peter G. LoPresti, Peter G. LoPresti, Dayong Zhou, Dayong Zhou, Hazem Refai, Hazem Refai, } "Evaluation of the performance of a fiber-bundle-based optical wireless link", Proc. SPIE 8038, Atmospheric Propagation VIII, 80380I (25 May 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.883291; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.883291
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