Performance Analysis of Indoor Optical Wireless Links
Keywords:Optical wireless communication, BER, Q-factor, NRZ-OOK, LOS, eye diagram, and multi beam diffused channel
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.
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