IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2018 // Kansas City, MO, USA
Communications for Connecting Humanity

Call For Papers

TOPICS OF INTEREST

The 4th Workshop on Optical Wireless Communications will accept submissions dealing with the following topics of Interest - (but contributions are not limited to the following):

  • All organic based VLCs
  • Channel modelling and characterisation
  • Channel capacity analysis
  • Diversity techniques for OWC
  • Dimming, data communications and localisation in VLCs
  • Free space optics (indoor, outdoor and under water)
  • Hybrid RF/OWC technology
  • MIMO for OWC
  • Modelling of various noises in optical wireless communications
  • Modulation, coding and detection schemes
  • Mobile-to-infrastructure and mobile-to-mobile optical communication
  • Novel (photonic) devices and components OWC
  • OWC and VLC networks: architecture, PHY/MAC design, cross-layer design etc.
  • OWC applications in:
    • device-to-device communications
    • e-Health
    • Intelligent Transportation Systems vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-traffic communications, trains, planes, etc.
    • inter and intra chip communications
    • Internet of Things  
    • medical applications
    • next generation wireless networks
    • wireless sensor networks
    • manufacturing
  • OWC transceiver design and optimization
  • OWC duplexing and multiple access techniques
  • OWC networking
  • OWC for space industry
  • Underwater OWC communication
  • Ultraviolet communications
  • Visible light communications (indoor, outdoor and localisation)

Important dates

  • Paper submission: 15 Dec. 2017
  • Reviews completed: 1 Feb. 2018
  • Paper acceptance notification: 16 Feb. 2018
  • Camera ready submission: 16 Mar. 2018