Influence of pointing errors on error probability of inter-satellite laser communications

Qian Wang, Tianyu Song, Ming Wei Wu, Tomoaki Ohtsuki, Mohan Gurusamy, Pooi Yuen Kam

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Abstract

The effect of pointing errors on the average bit error probability (ABEP) of inter-satellite laser communications is studied. The exact ABEP is derived using a closed-form channel gain expressed in terms of the Marcum Q-function.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2016 21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2016 - Held Jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching, PS 2016
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9784885523052
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Oct 26
Event21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2016 - Held Jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching, PS 2016 - Niigata, Japan
Duration: 2016 Jul 32016 Jul 7

Other

Other21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2016 - Held Jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching, PS 2016
CountryJapan
CityNiigata
Period16/7/316/7/7

Keywords

  • average bit error probability
  • beam radius
  • inter-satellite laser communications
  • Marcum Q-function
  • Pointing errors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Signal Processing
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Wang, Q., Song, T., Wu, M. W., Ohtsuki, T., Gurusamy, M., & Kam, P. Y. (2016). Influence of pointing errors on error probability of inter-satellite laser communications. In 2016 21st OptoElectronics and Communications Conference, OECC 2016 - Held Jointly with 2016 International Conference on Photonics in Switching, PS 2016 [7718467] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..