MIMO Visible Light Communications Using a Wide Field-of-View Fluorescent Concentrator

R. Mulyawan, H. Chun, A. Gomez, Sujan Rajbhandari, G. Faulkner, P. Manousiadis, D. Vithanage, G. Turnbull, I. Samuel, S. Collins, D. C. O'Brien

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This letter reports a demonstration of a 2×2 multiple- input multiple-output (MIMO) indoor visible-light communication (VLC) system using a novel fluorescent optical concentrator based receiver. This potentially allows a high degree of spatial multiplexing to be achieved using a simple receiver structure that can have a wide field-of-view (FOV). Details of a two-channel MIMO VLC system that operates at 32 Mbps with a receiver acceptance angle of ±22.5 degrees are given, and future directions discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)306-309
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Photonics Technology Letters
Issue number3
Early online date9 Jan 2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2017

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  • Visible Light Communications
  • FOV
  • MIMO
  • VLC
  • LED
  • Fluorescent Concentrator


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