Broadband access over medium and low voltage power-lines and use of white light emitting diodes for indoor communications

P. Amirshahi, Mohsen Kavehrad

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Abstract

Home users are in need for broadband communications access globally. Broadband powerline communications has been advanced through last decade and it is going to be a mature broadband access in near future. Meanwhile, indoor optical wireless communications through lighting LEDs has been investigated, recently. Suitable channel models are proposed for each of these systems and the corresponding transmission capacity values are calculated. It is shown that the combination of these two technologies makes an efficient method for fulfilling the premise of broadband access for home networking, while providing efficient and low-cost lighting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2006 3rd IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2006
Pages897-901
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 3 2006
Event2006 3rd IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2006 - Las Vegas, NV, United States
Duration: Jan 8 2006Jan 10 2006

Publication series

Name2006 3rd IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2006
Volume2

Other

Other2006 3rd IEEE Consumer Communications and Networking Conference, CCNC 2006
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, NV
Period1/8/061/10/06

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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