Light-emitting diodes for visible light communication

Chien Lan Liao, Yung Fu Chang, Chong Lung Ho, Meng Chyi Wu, Yuan Tai Hsieh, Chien Yu Li, Mau-phon Houng, Cheng Fu Yang

研究成果: Conference contribution

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摘要

Conventional LEDs always pursue the high brightness for solid-state lighting, however, they always exhibit very low frequency bandwidth of tens MHz. As an application, visible light communication (VLC) is not only for illumination but also for data transmission communication, which is a kind of optical wireless communication that uses the visible white ray as the medium. In this study, we investigate the fabrication and characterization of high-modulation frequency GaN-based light-emitting diodes. The frequency response of LEDs is mainly limited by its diffusion capacitance and resistance, and the injected carriers in the active region of the device. By appropriate device design, gallium-doped ZnO (GZO) film deposited by atomic layer deposition (ALD) is used as the top contact layer with high lateral resistance to self-confine the current injection. In addition, a smaller bonding pad is used to reduce the RC time constant. By the ways, the blue GaN-based LEDs exhibit a 3-dB modulation bandwidth of 225.4 MHz and a light output power of 1.6 mW at the current of 35 mA. Also, the green GaN-based LEDs at 50 mA exhibit the highest 3-dB frequency bandwidth of 463 MHz and a relatively high light output power of 1.6 mW. The 3-dB modulation bandwidth increases with increasing drive current and decreases with increasing temperature. The highest bit rate of 4.4 Gbit/s is achieved at 1 m plastic fiber using nonreturn-to-zero modulation schemes. Such the LEDs can be applied to visible light communication in the future.

原文English
主出版物標題IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference
發行者Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
頁面665-667
頁數3
ISBN(電子)9781479953448
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 2015 十月 2
事件11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2015 - Dubrovnik, Croatia
持續時間: 2015 八月 242015 八月 28

出版系列

名字IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference

Other

Other11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference, IWCMC 2015
國家Croatia
城市Dubrovnik
期間15-08-2415-08-28

指紋

Light emitting diodes
Bandwidth
Modulation
Lighting
Atomic layer deposition
Communication
Frequency modulation
Gallium
Data communication systems
Frequency response
Visible light communication
Luminance
Capacitance
Plastics
Fabrication
Fibers
Temperature

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Software
  • Computer Networks and Communications

引用此文

Liao, C. L., Chang, Y. F., Ho, C. L., Wu, M. C., Hsieh, Y. T., Li, C. Y., ... Yang, C. F. (2015). Light-emitting diodes for visible light communication. 於 IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (頁 665-667). [7289162] (IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/IWCMC.2015.7289162
Liao, Chien Lan ; Chang, Yung Fu ; Ho, Chong Lung ; Wu, Meng Chyi ; Hsieh, Yuan Tai ; Li, Chien Yu ; Houng, Mau-phon ; Yang, Cheng Fu. / Light-emitting diodes for visible light communication. IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. 頁 665-667 (IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference).
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Light-emitting diodes for visible light communication. / Liao, Chien Lan; Chang, Yung Fu; Ho, Chong Lung; Wu, Meng Chyi; Hsieh, Yuan Tai; Li, Chien Yu; Houng, Mau-phon; Yang, Cheng Fu.

IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2015. p. 665-667 7289162 (IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference).

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Liao CL, Chang YF, Ho CL, Wu MC, Hsieh YT, Li CY 等. Light-emitting diodes for visible light communication. 於 IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2015. p. 665-667. 7289162. (IWCMC 2015 - 11th International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference). https://doi.org/10.1109/IWCMC.2015.7289162