High-Altitude Configuration of Non-Terrestrial Telecommunication Network using Optical Wireless Technologies

Yana Kremenetska(1*), Anatoliy Makarenko(2), Andrii Bereznyuk(3), Serhii Lazebnyi(4), Natalia Rudenko(5), Olexander Vlasov(6)
(1) State University of Telecommunications, Kyiv
(2) State University of Telecommunications, Kyiv
(3) State University of Telecommunications, Kyiv
(4) State University of Telecommunications, Kyiv
(5) State University of Telecommunications, Kyiv
(6) State University of Telecommunications, Kyiv
(*) Corresponding Author
DOI : 10.54039/ijcnis.v13i3.5263

Abstract

Non-terrestrial communication technologies will become a key component for the development of future 6th generation (6G) networks. Potentials, implementation prospects, problems and solutions for non-terrestrial telecommunications remain open areas for future research. The article discusses the use of millimeter and optical wavelengths in various configurations of multilevel space communications using LEO satellites, stratospheric platforms and unmanned repeaters. The comparison of the capacity of the Shannon channel for various multi-level scenarios of the satellite communication line is carried out. The directions of research are analyzed to ensure the continuity of communication, adaptation to weather conditions, and achieving a throughput of up to 100 Gbit/s.

Keywords


non-terrestrial network (NTN); 6G; satellite connection; unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs); stratospheric platforms (HAPs), space network configurations; millimeter waves; optical wireless systems; communication efficiency assessment

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