A Comparative Survey of Optical Wireless Technologies: Architectures and Applications

  title={A Comparative Survey of Optical Wireless Technologies: Architectures and Applications},
  author={Mostafa Zaman Chowdhury and Md. Tanvir Hossan and Amirul Islam and Yeong Min Jang},
  journal={IEEE Access},
New high-data-rate multimedia services and applications are evolving continuously and exponentially increasing the demand for wireless capacity of fifth-generation (5G) and beyond. The existing radio frequency (RF) communication spectrum is insufficient to meet the demands of future high-data-rate 5G services. Optical wireless communication (OWC), which uses an ultra-wide range of unregulated spectrum, has emerged as a promising solution to overcome the RF spectrum crisis. It has attracted… 

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