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International standards for optical wireless communications: state-of-the-art and future directions
Author(s): Marian Marciniak
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Paper Abstract

As the number of active OWC installations is growing fast, the standards for compatibility of co-existing neighbouring systems are being developed. The paper addresses the Laser Safety (IEC standards), ITU-T Study Group 15 standards (G.640 Co-location longitudinally compatible interfaces for free space optical systems), ITU-Radiocommunication Sector standards (P.1817-1 Propagation data required for the design of terrestrial free-space optical links), and the IEEE Work in Progress - standardization activity on Visible Light Communications. International standards of FSO communications have been reviewed and discussed. ITU, IEC, and IEEE International standards for Free-Space Optical links have been reviewed. The system reliability and availability as well as security issues will be addressed as well in the talk.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 October 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10437, Advanced Free-Space Optical Communication Techniques and Applications III, 1043706 (6 October 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2282241
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Marian Marciniak, National Institute of Telecommunications (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10437:
Advanced Free-Space Optical Communication Techniques and Applications III
Henry J. White; Florian Moll, Editor(s)

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