The Effect of Weak Atmospheric Turbulence and Fog on OOK-FSO Communication System

  • Lamiae BouananeEmail author
  • Fouad Mohamed Abbou
  • Fouad Abdi
  • Fouad Chaatit
  • A. Abid
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)


In this paper, we investigate the Bit Error Rate (BER) performance for the On-Off keying (OOK) modulated FSO links under weak turbulence condition and atmospheric attenuation. An analytical expression of the average BER in FSO communication system over log normal atmospheric turbulence channels is presented. The BER performance indicators are analyzed for different link characteristics. According to the simulation results, longer propagation distance with lower bit error rates could be achieved by increasing the transmitted power.


FSO Turbulence Attenuation BER SI Log-Normal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lamiae Bouanane
    • 1
    Email author
  • Fouad Mohamed Abbou
    • 2
  • Fouad Abdi
    • 1
  • Fouad Chaatit
    • 2
  • A. Abid
    • 3
  1. 1.Faculty of SciencesFSTFesMorocco
  2. 2.Al Akhawayn UniversityIfraneMorocco
  3. 3.Islamic University of Medina Saudi ArabiaMedinaSaudi Arabia

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