Optical wireless communication

Harald Haas, Jaafar Elmirghani, Ian White

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Optical wireless communication has attracted significant interest recently in industry and academia. This special issue features a collection of inter-related papers with the intention to cover all necessary multidisciplinary challenges to realize optical wireless networks. We hope that this special issue will serve as a comprehensive reference and that it will be a resource which fosters many more new ideas for this rapidly emerging field. This article is part of the theme issue ‘Optical wireless communication’.

Original languageEnglish
Article number20200051
JournalPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
Issue number2169
Early online date2 Mar 2020
Publication statusPublished - 17 Apr 2020


  • Attocell
  • Free space
  • LiFi
  • Optical wireless
  • Visible light communication

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)
  • Engineering(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)


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