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Optical Wireless Technologies for Broadband Communications

Optical Wireless Technologies for Broadband Communications

This video was recorded at Kolokviji na Institutu "Jožef Stefan". Today's information exchange depends on the transmission of data, voice and multimedia across the telecommunication networks. Optical wireless broadband communication represents one of the most promising approaches for addressing the emerging broadband access market. It offers low start-up and operational costs, high security, rapid deployment, high fibre-like bandwidths where no licence is needed. On the other side optical wireless links can be severely affected by fog and atmospheric turbulence. However, the optical wireless communications, also refered to as free space optical communications, will play a significant role in future information superhighways. The research group Optikom at TU Graz deals with the research and... Show More


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