We present an approach to analyzing receiver sensitivity in a fading channel that is rooted in capacity analysis. The approach supports rapid design trades during the early stages of system design.
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(010.1300) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Atmospheric propagation
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication
(110.3055) Imaging systems : Information theoretical analysis
A. Fletcher, T. Ulmer, S. Bernstein, D. Boroson, D. Caplan, S. Hamilton, S. Michael, B. Robinson, and N. Spellmeyer, "A Capacity-Based Approach to Receiver Sensitivity for Atmospheric Lasercom Systems," in Imaging and Applied Optics, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2011), paper LTuD4.
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