M. Katz and I. Ahmed, "Opportunities and Challenges for Visible Light Communications in 6G," 2020 2nd 6G Wireless Summit (6G SUMMIT), Levi, Finland, 2020, pp. 1-5, doi: 10.1109/6GSUMMIT49458.2020.9083805
Opportunities and challenges for visible light communications in 6G
|Author:||Katz, Marcos1; Ahmed, Iqrar1|
1Centre for Wireless Communications, University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland
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|Persistent link:|| http://urn.fi/urn:nbn:fi-fe2020111690501
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers,
|Publish Date:|| 2020-11-16
This paper discusses the opportunities for visible light communications (VLC) in the future 6G. VLC is a highly attractive optical communication approach for short-range communications, which complements radio. The use of reconfigurable optical-radio networks creates a high performance, highly flexible communication system that can be used in the most stringent environments of 6G. The paper presents and discusses other novel VLC concepts, such as interactive VLC, light-based IoT, living surfaces and optical communications through bio-tissues. These very promising concepts can be used in the identified 6G verticals, opening new areas of research for 6G.
|Pages:||1 - 5|
2020 2nd 6G Wireless Summit (6G SUMMIT)
6G Wireless Summit
|Type of Publication:||
A4 Article in conference proceedings
|Field of Science:||
213 Electronic, automation and communications engineering, electronics
Authors would like to thank the Academy of Finland’s support in the project HERONET. Moreover, the support from the 6Genesis Flagship Project is acknowledged.
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