Polymer colour converter with very high modulation bandwidth for visible light communications

D. A. Vithanage, A. L. Kanibolotskyy, Sujan Rajbhandari, P. P. Manousiadis, M. T. Sajjad, H. Chun, G. E. Faulkner, D. C. O'Brien, P. J. Skabara, I. D. W. Samuel, G. A. Turnbull

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    Abstract

    For white light data communications, broadband light emitting materials are required, whose emission can be rapidly modulated in intensity. We report the synthesis, photophysics and application of a novel semiconducting polymer for use as a high bandwidth colour converter, to replace commercial phosphors in white LEDs. The high modulation bandwidth (470 MHz) is 140 times higher than that measured using a conventional LED phosphor.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)8916-8920
    Number of pages5
    JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry C Materials for optical, magnetic and electronic devices
    Volume5
    Issue number35
    Early online date5 Sept 2017
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 21 Sept 2017

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