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  • Editor: Alan E. Willner
  • Vol. 37, Iss. 15 — Aug. 1, 2012
  • pp: 3243–3245

Simple, accurate formula for the average bit error probability of multiple-input multiple-output free-space optical links over negative exponential turbulence channels

Kostas P. Peppas, Fotis Lazarakis, Antonis Alexandridis, and Kostas Dangakis  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 37, Issue 15, pp. 3243-3245 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.37.003243


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Abstract

In this Letter we investigate the error performance of multiple-input multiple-output free-space optical communication systems employing intensity modulation/direct detection and operating over strong atmospheric turbulence channels. Atmospheric-induced strong turbulence fading is modeled using the negative exponential distribution. For the considered system, an approximate yet accurate analytical expression for the average bit error probability is derived and an efficient method for its numerical evaluation is proposed. Numerically evaluated and computer simulation results are further provided to demonstrate the validity of the proposed mathematical analysis.

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OCIS Codes
(010.7060) Atmospheric and oceanic optics : Turbulence
(060.2605) Fiber optics and optical communications : Free-space optical communication

ToC Category:
Fiber Optics and Optical Communications

History
Original Manuscript: March 23, 2012
Revised Manuscript: May 28, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: June 16, 2012
Published: July 27, 2012

Citation
Kostas P. Peppas, Fotis Lazarakis, Antonis Alexandridis, and Kostas Dangakis, "Simple, accurate formula for the average bit error probability of multiple-input multiple-output free-space optical links over negative exponential turbulence channels," Opt. Lett. 37, 3243-3245 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-37-15-3243


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