Important Symbols

Symbol Description Unit
b02-math-0001 carrier (radio) frequency (typically in GHz) Hz
b02-math-0002 separation between the mobile unit and the base station km
b02-math-0003 speed of light in vacuum, b02-math-0004 m/s
b02-math-0005 path-loss exponent (of a wireless channel)
b02-math-0006 carrier (optical) frequency THz
b02-math-0007, b02-math-0008 wavelength nm
b02-math-0009, b02-math-0010 optical line width nm
b02-math-0011 modulation index
instantaneous optical power mW
mean optical power mW ...

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