Introduction to free space optical (FSO) communications

Ghassemlooy, Zabih, Majumdar, Arun and Raj, Arockia Bazil (2019) Introduction to free space optical (FSO) communications. In: Principles and Applications of Free Space Optical Communications. IET Telecommunications series (78). The Institution of Engineering and Technology, London, pp. 1-26. ISBN 9781785614156, 9781785614163

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Official URL: https://doi.org/10.1049/pbte078e_ch1

Abstract

The demand for high bandwidth and secure communication is increasing. Free space optical (FSO) wireless communications technology could be one possible alternative option to the RF technologies that can be adopted in certain applications to unlock the bandwidth bottleneck issue, specifically in the last mile access networks, between mobile base stations in RF cellular wireless networks, and for radio over fiber; and over the last decade, we have seen growing research and development activities in FSO communications in the field of high data rate wireless technology applications as well as the emergence of commercial systems.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: free-space optical communication
Subjects: H600 Electronic and Electrical Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Elena Carlaw
Date Deposited: 15 Jul 2019 14:33
Last Modified: 19 Nov 2019 10:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/40025

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