O'Reilly logo

First Mile Access Networks and Enabling Technologies by Tony Antony, Ashwin Gumaste

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Receiver Performance

Receiver performance is an important factor in the FSO system design. The FSO design depends on the performance of the receiver's capability to detect 1s and 0s from the incoming optical signal. Bit error rate (BER) is a figure of merit to measure receiver performance. Receiver sensitivity is another performance-measuring standard for optical detectors and is important for FSO design. Finally, the signal to noise ratio (SNR) can be regarded as the absolute quantitative measure of the signal.

Bit Error Rate

During the transmission of data through an optical channel, it is desired that the receiver be able to receive individual bits without any errors. Errors occur when a receiver fails to detect an incoming bit correctly. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required