High-speed wireless networking using visible light

  title={High-speed wireless networking using visible light},
  author={Harald Haas},
  journal={Spie Newsroom},
  • H. Haas
  • Published 19 April 2013
  • Computer Science
  • Spie Newsroom
The advent of the first cellphones in the 1980s marked the beginning of commercial mobile communications. Now, only 30 years later, wireless connectivity has become a fundamental part of our everyday lives and is increasingly being regarded as an essential commodity like electricity, gas, and water. The technology’s huge success means we are now facing an imminent shortage of radiofrequency (RF) spectrum. The amount of data sent through wireless networks is expected to increase 10-fold during… 

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