Broadband Communications, Networks, and Systems. 9th International EAI Conference, Broadnets 2018, Faro, Portugal, September 19–20, 2018, Proceedings

Research Article

On the Performance of Acousto Optical Modulators–Free Space Optical Wireless Communication Systems over Negative Exponential Turbulent Channel

  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.1007/978-3-030-05195-2_30,
        author={Raed Mesleh and Ayat Olaimat and Ala Khalifeh},
        title={On the Performance of Acousto Optical Modulators--Free Space Optical Wireless Communication Systems over Negative Exponential Turbulent Channel},
        proceedings={Broadband Communications, Networks, and Systems. 9th International EAI Conference, Broadnets 2018, Faro, Portugal, September 19--20, 2018, Proceedings},
        proceedings_a={BROADNETS},
        year={2019},
        month={1},
        keywords={Acousto Optical Modulator (AOM) Free Space Optics (FSO) Performance analysis Wireless communication Negative exponential channel},
        doi={10.1007/978-3-030-05195-2_30}
    }
    
  • Raed Mesleh
    Ayat Olaimat
    Ala Khalifeh
    Year: 2019
    On the Performance of Acousto Optical Modulators–Free Space Optical Wireless Communication Systems over Negative Exponential Turbulent Channel
    BROADNETS
    Springer
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-05195-2_30
Raed Mesleh1,*, Ayat Olaimat1, Ala Khalifeh1
  • 1: German Jordanian University
*Contact email: raed.mesleh@gju.edu.jo

Abstract

A novel free space optical (FSO) wireless communication system is proposed very recently utilizing acousto optical modulator (AOM) to externally modulate the laser beam [1]. The idea is to control the diffracted angle of a laser beam incident to an AOM through varying the acoustic frequency propagating inside the AOM. The receiver with multiple photo diodes, spatially distributed and aligned to the preplanned diffracted angles, receive the laser signal and retrieve the transmitted bits. In this paper, we study the performance of AOM–FSO system over negative exponential turbulent channel. A closed-form expression for the average bit error probability is derived and shown to be precise over wide range of channel and system parameters. The performance of the system is compared to the ideal case of no fading and log normal channel.