Investigation of data encryption impact on broadcasting visible light communications

Farag Mousa, Tran The Son, Andrew Burton, Hoa Le Minh, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Trung Q. Duong, Anthony Boucouvalas, Joaquin Perez Soler, Xuewu Dai

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Abstract

This paper investigates the impact of data encryption and decryption in indoor broadcasting visible light communications (VLC) system embedded in the physical layer. The RSA encryption has been implemented to provide a secure data transmission in the physical layer. The paper shows that the bit error rate (BER) performance for the un-secured and secured VLC systems (8 and 12-bit) for data rates of 2 and 12 Mbps. For a BER of 10-4 we show that there is 2-4 dB power penalties with the secured VLCs. Investigation of key length impact on the error propagation as well as power penalty is also carried out.
Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2014
Event9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Sign (CSNDSP 2014) - Manchester, UK
Duration: 1 Jul 2014 → …

Conference

Conference9th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Sign (CSNDSP 2014)
Period1/07/14 → …

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