Photobears Seminar: Communicating with Light Wirelessly: Indoor Optical Wireless LANs

Seminar: EE | November 18 | 4-5 p.m. | 531 Cory Hall

 Prof. Ampalavanapillai Nirmalathas, University of Melbourne, Australia

 UC Berkeley Photobears

This talk will outline an indoor optical wireless network architecture capable of providing multigigabit wireless communications directly using light. The system technologies demonstrating fiber-fed architecture with user localization, physical layer security, resilience against blocking of beams and optimized protocols will be discussed.

Speaker Bio: Thas Nirmalathas is a Professor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He also leads the Electronic and Photonic Systems Group at the University. His research interest spans microwave photonics, optical wireless network integration, and access networks., 510-229-2333