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Performance of Airyprime beam in turbulent atmosphere

Abstract

In this paper, we present scintillation and bit error rate (BER) behavior of Airyprime beam in turbulent atmosphere. We use numerical setup random phase screen which is used in wave optics to simulate the atmosphere. Our results indicate that symmetric Airyprime beams where \(\alpha_{sx} = \alpha_{sy}\) have lower point-like scintillation than Gauss beam under strong turbulence conditions. Considering aperture averaged scintillation, all selected beams show better performance than Gauss beam. This lower point-like scintillation brings us lower BER value which means to increase in performance of communication link. According to our results, we can say that \(10^{ - 3}\) times lower BER value can be obtained using Airyprime beam in free space optics systems.

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Bayraktar, M. Performance of Airyprime beam in turbulent atmosphere. Photon Netw Commun 41, 274–279 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11107-021-00935-x

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Keywords

  • Airyprime beam
  • Scintillation
  • Aperture averaged scintillation
  • Bit error rate
  • Turbulence