Performance Analysis of ARQ-based RF-FSO Links
Journal article, 2017

In this letter, we study the performance of hybrid radio-frequency (RF) and free-space optical (FSO) links using automatic repeat request (ARQ). We derive closed-form expressions for the message decoding probabilities, throughput, and outage probability with different relative coherence times of the RF and FSO links. We also evaluate the effect of adaptive power allocation between the ARQ retransmissions on the system performance. The results show that joint implementation of the RF and FSO links leads to substantial performance improvement, compared to the cases with only the RF or the FSO link.

Cooperative communications

automatic repeat request

RF-FSO networks

millimeter wave communications

Author

Behrooz Makki

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

Tommy Svensson

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

Thomas Eriksson

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Communication and Antenna Systems, Communication Systems

Mohamed-Slim Alouini

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

IEEE Communications Letters

1089-7798 (ISSN)

Vol. 21 6 1253-1256 7862222

Millimetre-Wave Based Mobile Radio Access Network for Fifth Generation Integrated Communications (mmMAGIC)

European Commission (Horizon 2020), 2015-07-01 -- 2017-06-30.

Areas of Advance

Information and Communication Technology

Subject Categories

Communication Systems

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

DOI

10.1109/LCOMM.2017.2672973

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