Single carrier optical FDM in visible light communication

O. Saeid, Z. Ghassemlooy, R.C. Kizilirmak, X. Dai, C. Ribeiro, M. Zhang, Sujan Rajbhandari

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Abstract

Light emitting diodes (LEDs) used in visible light communications (VLC) have a limited optical power-current linear range, which could be a problem in multi-level and multi-carrier frequency modulation schemes. Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) as a popular scheme in VLC suffers from nonlinear distortion due to the high peak to average power ratio (PAPR). In this paper, we present a novel single carrier optical frequency division multiplexing signaling scheme for VLC, where the symmetrical characteristics of single carrier frequency division multiple access is investigated in order to reduce PAPR. Simulation results show that PAPR reduced by 10 dB compared to the traditional asymmetrically clipped optical OFDM. We show that the bit-error-rate performance of the proposed scheme is enhanced compared to ACO-OFDM when the limited dynamic range of digital to analog converter and LED is considered.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP)
PublisherIEEE
ISBN (Print)978-1-5090-2526-8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2016
Event10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing - Prague, Czech Republic
Duration: 20 Jul 201623 Jul 2016

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Conference10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing
Abbreviated titleCSNDSP
CountryCzech Republic
CityPrague
Period20/07/1623/07/16

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frequency division multiplexing
optical communication
carrier frequencies
light emitting diodes
frequency division multiple access
digital to analog converters
bit error rate
frequency modulation
dynamic range
simulation

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The paper was given at the 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP), 20-22 July 2016, Prague Czech Republic
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Keywords

  • visible light communications
  • OFDM
  • PAPR

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Saeid, O., Ghassemlooy, Z., Kizilirmak, R. C., Dai, X., Ribeiro, C., Zhang, M., & Rajbhandari, S. (2016). Single carrier optical FDM in visible light communication. In 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP) IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/CSNDSP.2016.7573947

Single carrier optical FDM in visible light communication. / Saeid, O.; Ghassemlooy, Z.; Kizilirmak, R.C.; Dai, X.; Ribeiro, C.; Zhang, M.; Rajbhandari, Sujan.

10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP). IEEE, 2016.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding

Saeid, O, Ghassemlooy, Z, Kizilirmak, RC, Dai, X, Ribeiro, C, Zhang, M & Rajbhandari, S 2016, Single carrier optical FDM in visible light communication. in 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP). IEEE, 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing, Prague, Czech Republic, 20/07/16. https://doi.org/10.1109/CSNDSP.2016.7573947
Saeid O, Ghassemlooy Z, Kizilirmak RC, Dai X, Ribeiro C, Zhang M et al. Single carrier optical FDM in visible light communication. In 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP). IEEE. 2016 https://doi.org/10.1109/CSNDSP.2016.7573947
Saeid, O. ; Ghassemlooy, Z. ; Kizilirmak, R.C. ; Dai, X. ; Ribeiro, C. ; Zhang, M. ; Rajbhandari, Sujan. / Single carrier optical FDM in visible light communication. 10th International Symposium on Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing (CSNDSP). IEEE, 2016.
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