FSO System Modules and Design Issues

  • Hemani Kaushal
  • V. K. Jain
  • Subrat Kar
Part of the Optical Networks book series (OPNW)


The link design plays an important role in the implementation of any FSO system. Before designing a link, the requirements have to be specified very carefully and clearly understood to build up system modules in a cost-effective way to meet the given requirements. Once the requirements, e.g., data rate, range, bit error rate, acquisition time, etc., are fixed, the system-level design implementation goes through various levels of iterations until the “best” solution that fits the requirement set is identified. In this chapter, the details of FSO system modules, technology options, and link design issues are discussed.


Modulation Scheme Shot Noise Amplify Spontaneous Emission Master Oscillator Power Amplifier Vertical Cavity Surface Emit Laser 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hemani Kaushal
    • 1
  • V. K. Jain
    • 2
  • Subrat Kar
    • 2
  1. 1.Electronics and CommunicationThe NorthCap UniversityGurgaonIndia
  2. 2.Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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