EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A GBPS FSO LINK - A Case Study

J. A. R. Pacheco de Carvalho, N. Marques, H. Veiga, C. F. Ribeiro Pacheco, A. D. Reis

Abstract

Wireless communications have been increasingly important. Besides Wi-Fi, FSO plays a very relevant technological role in this context. Performance is essential, resulting in more reliable and efficient communications. A FSO medium range link has been successfully implemented for high requirement applications at Gbps. An experimental performance evaluation of this link has been carried out at OSI layers 1, 4 and 7, through a specifically planned field test arrangement. Several results are presented and discussed, as obtained from simultaneous measurements of powers received by the laser heads, TCP, UDP and FTP experiments, resulting in determinations of TCP throughput, jitter, percentage datagram loss and FTP transfer rate. Conclusions are drawn about link performance.

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A. R. Pacheco de Carvalho J., Marques N., Veiga H., F. Ribeiro Pacheco C. and D. Reis A. (2010). EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A GBPS FSO LINK - A Case Study . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2010) ISBN 978-989-8425-24-9, pages 123-128. DOI: 10.5220/0002978601230128


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@conference{winsys10,
author={J. A. R. Pacheco de Carvalho and N. Marques and H. Veiga and C. F. Ribeiro Pacheco and A. D. Reis},
title={EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A GBPS FSO LINK - A Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2010)},
year={2010},
pages={123-128},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002978601230128},
isbn={978-989-8425-24-9},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Wireless Information Networks and Systems - Volume 1: WINSYS, (ICETE 2010)
TI - EXPERIMENTAL PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF A GBPS FSO LINK - A Case Study
SN - 978-989-8425-24-9
AU - A. R. Pacheco de Carvalho J.
AU - Marques N.
AU - Veiga H.
AU - F. Ribeiro Pacheco C.
AU - D. Reis A.
PY - 2010
SP - 123
EP - 128
DO - 10.5220/0002978601230128