Overview of Microwave and Infrared Transmission Systems for Short Distance Network Connections
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2014 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2014|
|Authors : Okeke C , Iroegbu. C , Okonba.B.J
Okeke C , Iroegbu. C , Okonba.B.J. "Overview of Microwave and Infrared Transmission Systems for Short Distance Network Connections", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V12(3),152-155 June 2014. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
This paper evaluates the advantages of both microwave and infrared technology and examines some crucial issues where each technology provides added value. Both Microwave and Infrared transmission systems are use for short distance network connections. They need line-of-sight and have its merits and demerits. The evaluation of the two transmission systems were in the areas of frequency spectrum, bandwidth, technical issues, confidentiality, security issues, distance coverage etc. From the research, it was found that when frequency spectrum licensing is difficult and expensive to obtain, infrared transmission systems have a good advantage, and infrared transmission system is less inclined to be intercepted. Microwave transmission systems are advantageous in areas that are foggy and are extensively use when distance is less than four (4) miles.
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