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 Sep 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2017

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