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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 19, Iss. 18 — Aug. 29, 2011
  • pp: 17864–17875

Non-line-of-sight ultraviolet single-scatter propagation model

Houfei Xiao, Yong Zuo, Jian Wu, Hongxiang Guo, and Jintong Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 19, Issue 18, pp. 17864-17875 (2011)

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A universal non-line-of-sight (NLOS) ultraviolet single-scatter propagation model in noncoplanar geometry is proposed to generalize an existing restricted analytical model. This generalized model considers that the transmitter and the receiver cone axes lie in the same plane or different planes, where they can be pointed in arbitrary directions. The model is verified by extensive simulations, showing that the proposed model is consistent with the original NLOS single-scatter propagation model and the Monte Carlo model. The path loss performance is further investigated in terms of different noncoplanar geometric settings and path loss dependence is also analyzed for different factors, including scattering volume size, relative position between the scattering volume and the transceiver, and radiation intensity of the transmitter.

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OCIS Codes
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

Original Manuscript: June 29, 2011
Revised Manuscript: August 12, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: August 15, 2011
Published: August 26, 2011

Houfei Xiao, Yong Zuo, Jian Wu, Hongxiang Guo, and Jintong Lin, "Non-line-of-sight ultraviolet single-scatter propagation model," Opt. Express 19, 17864-17875 (2011)

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