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Hybrid Wireless Communication using Optical and RF Communication and Industrial Application

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2016
Dawei Cai

Dawei Cai. Hybrid Wireless Communication using Optical and RF Communication and Industrial Application. International Journal of Computer Applications 156(6):1-5, December 2016. BibTeX

	author = {Dawei Cai},
	title = {Hybrid Wireless Communication using Optical and RF Communication and Industrial Application},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {December 2016},
	volume = {156},
	number = {6},
	month = {Dec},
	year = {2016},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-5},
	numpages = {5},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2016912516},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


This paper presents a new hybrid wireless communication structure that use both optical and RF communication to avoid traffic collision problem happened in normal wireless communication. The new communication protocol can be used to create a wireless communication with large number nodes. According to strictly scheduled wireless transmission, each wireless node transmit packets in a unique time slot, the wireless collision could be completely avoided. To show its performance and possible application, we implemented the wireless communication to DPS that is often used in factories. The result of the experiments for DPS illustrated that the new hybrid communication could provide good performance on both real-time property and reliability, besides, the DPS could achieve the similar performance of typical wire system. With more improvement on the hybrid system implementation, the new hybrid communication system may be expected to be widely applied in industrial field.


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Optical communication, RF communication, Wireless communication, Traffic Collision