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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 9 — Apr. 23, 2012
  • pp: 10359–10369

A single-scatter path loss model for non-line-of-sight ultraviolet channels

Yong Zuo, Houfei Xiao, Jian Wu, Yan Li, and Jintong Lin  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 9, pp. 10359-10369 (2012)

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In this paper, a novel single-scatter path loss model is presented for non-line-of-sight (NLOS) ultraviolet (UV) channels. This model is developed based on the spherical coordinate system and extends the previous restricted models to handle the general noncoplanar case of arbitrarily pointing transmitter and receiver. Numerical examples on path loss are illustrated for various system geometries. These results are verified with a Monte Carlo (MC) model, demonstrating the validity of this model.

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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: February 29, 2012
Revised Manuscript: April 9, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: April 12, 2012
Published: April 20, 2012

Yong Zuo, Houfei Xiao, Jian Wu, Yan Li, and Jintong Lin, "A single-scatter path loss model for non-line-of-sight ultraviolet channels," Opt. Express 20, 10359-10369 (2012)

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