Long-Reach High-Capacity Hybrid MDM-OFDM-FSO Transmission Link Under the Effect of Atmospheric Turbulence

  • Mehtab SinghEmail author
  • Jyoteesh Malhotra


Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) based free space optics (FSO) link is a promising technology for future wireless data transmission networks. In this paper, we report designing and performance analysis of hybrid OFDM-FSO link for the transmission of 4 independent channels each having a data rate of 20 Gb/s incorporating Mode division multiplexing of distinct Hermite Gaussian modes (HG00, HG01, HG02, and HG03) over a link distance of 10 km to 50 km under clear weather conditions. The performance of the proposed link is also evaluated under the effect of atmospheric turbulence and beam divergence.


Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing Free space optics Mode division multiplexing Hermite Gaussian modes Atmospheric turbulence 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electronics and Communication Engineering DepartmentGuru Nanak Dev UniversityJalandharIndia

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