Free-Space Optical Communication in a Swarm of Microrobots

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Corradi, P.; Menciassi, A.; Laschi, C.; Dario, P. (Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy)
Ranzani, L.; Martinelli, M. (Politecnico di Milano, DEI, Milano, Italy)
Scholz, O. (Fraunhofer IBMT, Sankt Ingbert, Germany)
Diguez, A. (University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain)

This paper presents the theoretical investigations, supported by experimental measurements, of the communication channel between miniaturized optical communication systems to be integrated into swarming microrobots, while trying to stress very low power consumption issues.