The EU Cost Action IC1101 2nd Training School on Optical Wireless Communications (OWC) is held for the second time at Northumbria University. The workshop aims are:

  • To introduce OWC topics to those who have just move in
  • To enhance practical skills in OWC
  • To improve and enhance knowledge in OWCs

The workshop is mainly designed for researcher (mainly PhDs and RAs) with specific interest in OWCs but with very little or no practical experience at all. The workshop includes lecturers supported by practical demonstration of a number of concepts including:

  • Free space optics in fog/smoke and turbulence
  • Visible light communications
  • OWC system measurements
  • FSO link Characterisation

The following international OWC experts have confirmed their presence at the 2nd COST IC1101 Training School on OWC:

  • Dr Ali Khalighi, Fresnel Institute, France
  • Dr Wasiu Popoola, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
  • Dr Stanislav Zvanovec, Cezch Technical University in Prague, CZ
  • Prof Lu Chao, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
  • Prof Anthony Boucavoulas, UOP, Greece
  • Dr Ciprian George-Gavrincea, CTTC, Barcelona, Spain
  • Prof Fary Ghassemlooy, Northumbria University, UK
  • Dr Wai Pang Ng, TNorthumbria University, UK
  • Dr Hoa Le Minh, Northumbria University, UK
  • Dr Joaquin Perez Soler, Northumbria University, UK

1st Training School on OWC February 2013, Northumbria University

  • Optical Communications Research Group & International Research collaborators, Northumbria University




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