On the Performance of Millimeter Wave-based RF-FSO Links with HARQ Feedback
Paper in proceedings, 2016

This paper studies the performance of hybrid radio-frequency (RF) and free-space optical (FSO) links in the cases with and without hybrid automatic repeat request (HARQ). Considering millimeter wave (mmwave) characteristics in the RF link and pointing errors in the FSO link, we derive closed-form expressions for the message decoding probabilities as well as the throughput and the outage probability of the RF-FSO setups. We also evaluate the effect of various parameters such as power amplifiers efficiency, different transmission techniques in the FSO link, pointing errors in the FSO link as well as different coherence times/symbol rates of the RF and the FSO links on the throughput and outage probability. The results show the efficiency of the RF-FSO links in different conditions. Moreover, the HARQ can effectively improve the outage probability/energy efficiency, and compensate the effect of hardware impairments in RF-FSO links.

systems

protocols

networks

throughput

communication

capacity

channel state information

Engineering

Telecommunications

Author

Behrooz Makki

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Kommunikationssystem, informationsteori och antenner, Communication Systems

Tommy Svensson

Chalmers, Signals and Systems, Kommunikationssystem, informationsteori och antenner, Communication Systems

Mohamed-Slim Alouini

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)

2016 Ieee 27th Annual International Symposium on Personal, Indoor, and Mobile Radio Communications (Pimrc)

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Roots

Basic sciences

Subject Categories

Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Information Engineering

DOI

10.1109/PIMRC.2016.7794713

ISBN

9781509032549

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4/12/2018