IEEE International Conference on Communications
20-24 May 2019 // Shanghai, China
Empowering Intelligent Communications

Call For Papers

TOPICS OF INTEREST - (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
    • medical applications
    • intelligent transportation systems-vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-traffic communications, trains, planes, etc.,
    • inter and intra chip communications
    • Internet of Things and wireless sensor networks
    • next generation wireless 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: 

  • Deadline for workshop paper submission: 25 January  2019 2 February 2019 (FINAL extension)
  • Acceptance/rejection announcement: 22 February 2019
  • Final workshop papers due: 16 March 2019



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