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Multiple input multiple output systems for optical wireless: challenges and possibilities
Author(s): Dominic C. O'Brien; Shabnam Quasem; Sasha Zikic; Grahame E. Faulkner
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Paper Abstract

Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) Radio Frequency (RF) systems can offer substantial increases in capacity over their single antenna wireless link counterparts. In the case of optical wireless links the nature of the channel makes such benefits less clear however. In this paper the likely benefits and applications are discussed, and results from a simple line of sight demonstration are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2006
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 6304, Free-Space Laser Communications VI, 630416 (1 September 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.680753
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Dominic C. O'Brien, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Shabnam Quasem, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Sasha Zikic, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)
Grahame E. Faulkner, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6304:
Free-Space Laser Communications VI
Arun K. Majumdar; Christopher C. Davis, Editor(s)

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