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Dear friends

The overall attenuation of underwater optical channel is expressed in terms of Extinction coefficient having units of meter^-1.Please let me know how to convert the attenuation in optisystem having units of dB/km to extinction coefficient having units m^-1???
Looking forward for your help
regards

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    • #50729
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      muhammad jawad
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      Dear friends

      The overall attenuation of underwater optical channel is expressed in terms of Extinction coefficient having units of meter^-1.Please let me know how to convert the attenuation in optisystem having units of dB/km to extinction coefficient having units m^-1???
      Looking forward for your help
      regards

    • #50824
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      Ahmad Atieh
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      Dear Mohamad,
      please use the following equation to get alpha in km-1.

      Regards,
      Ahmad

    • #50838
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      muhammad jawad
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      Thanks a lot sir Dr Ahmad for your help

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