Reliability analysis of free space optical communication link considering the effects of laser diode chirping

  • M. Tavakoli
  • M. Mansouri
  • S. S. khatami
  • F. JahantighEmail author
Original Paper


In this article, wavelength chirping of a semiconductor laser due to changes in current and temperature has been measured. Based on the range of variation, a suitable combined filter consisting of a short-pass filter and long-pass filter has been selected. The link budgeting was simulated using the specifications of the transceiver designed with Zemax software, and power and wavelength chirping experimental data. The effects of wavelength chirping and atmospheric visibility conditions on the free space optical communication link’s parameters are analyzed.


Free space optical (FSO) communication Long-pass filter Semiconductor laser Short-pass Filter Visibility condition Wavelength chirping 





The research council of the University of Kashan is gratefully acknowledged for the financial support of this study, and we would also like to show our gratitude to Prof Paul Ewart for his comments on an earlier version of the manuscript.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Tavakoli
    • 1
  • M. Mansouri
    • 2
  • S. S. khatami
    • 3
  • F. Jahantigh
    • 4
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of Physics, Faculty of Sciences, Science and Research BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTehranIran
  2. 2.Faculty of PhysicsK. N. Toosi University of TechnologyTehranIran
  3. 3.Photonics Lab, School of PhysicsIran University of Science and TechnologyTehranIran
  4. 4.Department of Photonics, Faculty of PhysicsUniversity of KashanKashanIran

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