On the Relation between Atmospheric Visibility and the Drop Size Distribution of Fog for FSO Link Planning

Conference: ECOC 2009 - 35th European Conference on Optical Communication
09/20/2009 - 09/24/2009 at Vienna, Austria

Proceedings: ECOC 2009

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Grabner, M.; Kvicera, V. (Czech Metrology Institute, Hvozdanska 3, 148 01 Praha 4, Czech Republic)

Based on the Mie scattering theory and estimated drop size distribution, dependence between atmospheric visibility, microphysical parameters of fog and specific attenuation is studied. The measured and calculated attenuation is compared.