Power distribution and Q-factor analysis of diffuse cellular indoor visible light communication systems

Dehao Wu, Zabih Ghassemlooy, Hoa Le Minh, Sujan Rajbhandari, Yousef Kavian

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Abstract

Comparing with the existing incandescent, light-emitting diodes (LEDs) offer higher power efficiency, higher brightness, longer lifetime, and have a fast dynamic response in the order of a few megahertz. LEDs are recently expected to be utilised for the next generation indoor optical wireless communication (OWC) system. In this paper, we present a mathematical design model as well as a practical measurement for an indoor diffuse cellular visible light communication (VLC) system. It operates at a date rate of 5 Mb/s using the on-off keying non-return-to-zero (OOK-NRZ) modulation format. Using commercially available luminit holographic light shaping diffusers (LSD), we show that the achieved distributions of received power and the Q-factor are more uniform. The range and coverage area of the cellular link are therefore significantly extended.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2011
Event16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC) - Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Duration: 1 Aug 2011 → …

Conference

Conference16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC)
Period1/08/11 → …

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