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  • Vol. 13, Iss. 1 — Mar. 25, 2009
  • pp: 98–106

Optical Wireless Access Point Agent Networks

Tae-Gyu Lee  »View Author Affiliations

Journal of the Optical Society of Korea, Vol. 13, Issue 1, pp. 98-106 (2009)

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This paper proposes an optical wireless transfer agent method which realizes the continuous and swift data transfer of optical wireless terminals in optical wireless networks. The unguided wireless channel generally shows frequent link disconnections and propagation delays due to weak wireless links. Specially speaking, optical wireless channels have more vulnerable links and roaming propagation delays relative to the weakness of the previous RF channels due to their low signal connectivity and small geographic coverage. Conventional optical wireless network protocols did not consider any fault models about physical link faults. Consequently, they have shown data transfer inefficiency for both data link control and physical wireless link control. To overcome these optical wireless environmental problems, this paper suggests a new wireless access point (or base station) agent system, which provides wireless or mobile clients with previous link layer protocols compensated.

© 2009 Optical Society of Korea

OCIS Codes
(000.3870) General : Mathematics
(040.3060) Detectors : Infrared
(060.0060) Fiber optics and optical communications : Fiber optics and optical communications
(060.4250) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks
(060.4510) Fiber optics and optical communications : Optical communications

Original Manuscript: February 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: February 26, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: February 27, 2009
Published: March 25, 2009

Tae-Gyu Lee, "Optical Wireless Access Point Agent Networks," J. Opt. Soc. Korea 13, 98-106 (2009)

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