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Optical Engineering • Open Access

Performance evaluation of visible-light transceiver for peripheral interface
Author(s): Hongseok Shin; Jinwoo Park; Seoksu Song; Seongbum Park; Kyungwoo Lee; D. K. Jung; Youngmin Lee

Paper Abstract

We examine the practicability of the visible-light communication (VLC) transceiver for bidirectional high-speed and short-range communications. A visible-light peripheral interface could be a novel approach, visualizing the veiled security feature of light by employing visible lights as communication media beyond its intended applications, such as illumination and display. The proposed VLC transceivers are implemented with edge-an emitting laser diode and a silicon photodiode, which is primarily designed to operate in a full duplex mode at 120 Mbit/s. The shielding method that is employed to reduce the light cross-coupling effect inside the VLC transceiver is proposed and experimentally investigated. The bit error rate performance of the proposed VLC transceiver is examined with respect to the transmission distance and the coverage.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 2011
PDF: 3 pages
Opt. Eng. 50(1) 010501 doi: 10.1117/1.3535588
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 50, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Hongseok Shin, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
Jinwoo Park, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Seoksu Song, Korea Univ. (Korea, Republic of)
Seongbum Park, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
Kyungwoo Lee, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
D. K. Jung, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)
Youngmin Lee, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea, Republic of)


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