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.
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- Visible Light Communications
- Fluorescent Concentrator
Mulyawan, R., Chun, H., Gomez, A., Rajbhandari, S., Faulkner, G., Manousiadis, P., ... O'Brien, D. C. (2017). MIMO Visible Light Communications Using a Wide Field-of-View Fluorescent Concentrator. IEEE Photonics Technology Letters, 29(3), 306-309. https://doi.org/10.1109/LPT.2016.2647717