Performance Analysis of Indoor Optical Wireless Links

DOI
10.15415/jtmge.2015.61002

AUTHORS

Ram Kumar Sharma, Hemani Kaushal and Prabhat Kumar Sharma 

ABSTRACT

Indoor wireless optical communication is a good alternative to existing mature RF technology. However various challenges in indoor optical wireless technology are due to free space loss, ambient light, and multi path dispersion causing inter symbol interference (ISI). The degradation in performance due to these facts is very much influenced by the channel topology. So in this paper the performance of indoor optical configuration has been analyzed using three types of channel topologies viz., directed (LOS), non-directed (LOS), and multi beam diffused link for various transmitter and receiver design parameters. The analysis has been carried using Optiwave simulation tools.

KEYWORDS

Optical wireless communication, BER, Q-factor, NRZ-OOK, LOS, eye diagram, and multi beam diffused channel.

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