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UAV-aided cooperation for FSO communication systems

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dc.contributor.author Abou-Rjeily, Chadi
dc.contributor.author Fawaz, Wissam
dc.contributor.author Assi, Chadi
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-26T11:03:34Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-26T11:03:34Z
dc.date.copyright 2018 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1558-1896 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/9792
dc.description.abstract Relay-assisted FSO systems were proposed as a means for remedying the effects of the various atmospheric impairments on the quality of the FSO signal. Conventional relay-assisted FSO systems, however, are designed around two basic assumptions: relays are buffer-free, and relays are stationary. This article proposes to improve the performance of the existing relay-assisted FSO systems by relaxing both of these highly restrictive assumptions through the integration of UAVs as buffer-aided moving relays into the conventional relay-assisted FSO systems. Specifically, two possible simple integration scenarios are proposed and analyzed through simulation. The obtained simulation results demonstrate the great potential associated with the proposed highly promising, innovative, hybrid FSO architecture. Given that high performance gains are observed under small buffer sizes, it becomes conceivable to employ buffer-aided moving relaying UAVs to serve a variety of other purposes. This includes, for instance, having these UAVs oversee the operation of amateur drones for potential misbehavior or wrongdoing within the area of their deployment. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title UAV-aided cooperation for FSO communication systems en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.author.school SOE en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200701131 en_US
dc.author.idnumber 200602957 en_US
dc.author.department Electrical And Computer Engineering en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal IEEE Communications Magazine en_US
dc.journal.volume 56 en_US
dc.journal.issue 1 en_US
dc.article.pages 70-75 en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MCOM.2017.1700320 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Fawaz, W., Abou-Rjeily, C., & Assi, C. (2018). Uav-aided cooperation for fso communication systems. IEEE Communications Magazine, 56(1), 70-75. en_US
dc.author.email chadi.abourjeily@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.author.email wissam.fawaz@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8255740 en_US
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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