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Design of optical transmitting antenna with enhance performance in visible light communication
Author(s): Dang Kuang; Jianping Wang; Huimin Lu
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Paper Abstract

An optical transmitting antenna for visible light communication(VLC) is designed in this work, in which the antenna is positioned before the light-emitting diodes (LED) source to change the lighting distribution, in order to achieve uniform received power effect. The method to design antenna is introduced into physical optical lens principle. According to the energy conservation law and Snell law, the antenna is designed via establishing energy mapping between the luminous flux emitted by a LED source with Lambertian distribution and the target plane. The coordinates of the antenna model are obtained under matrix laboratory (MATLAB). The antenna model entity is generated through three dimensional (3D) composition software AutoCAD with the coordinates of antenna. Ray-tracing software Tracepro is used to trace the ray which through antenna, and validate the irradiance maps. The uniformity of illumination and received power of the designed VLC is improved from approximately 35% to over 83%.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2016
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9902, Fourth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications, 990207 (7 October 2016); doi: 10.1117/12.2262327
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Dang Kuang, Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing (China)
Jianping Wang, Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing (China)
Huimin Lu, Univ. of Science and Technology Beijing (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9902:
Fourth International Conference on Wireless and Optical Communications
Maode Ma, Editor(s)

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