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The Smart Room: a 100 Mb/s integrated optical access point transceiver for indoor visible light communication
Author(s): Ninrat B. Datiri; Ali Mirvakili; Chirag Sthalekar; Enjin Fu; Chenguang Xi; Shahan Nercessian; Twinkle Shah; Benazeer Noorani; Valencia J. Koomson
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Paper Abstract

Recent developments in visible light communication (VLC) technology have solidified utilizing light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for not only illumination, but also optical wireless communication. This paper presents a novel optical access point transceiver that features addressable arrays of LEDs and photodetectors. The transmitter array enables combined illumination control and serial data transmission for an array of 16 LEDs producing an aggregate data rate of 100 Mb/s. The receiver consists of a 16-element array of broadband receiver channels. Designed in a 0.5 μm CMOS process to enable miniaturization and VLC system integration, the transceiver is capable of processing multiple user requests.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 January 2012
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 8282, Broadband Access Communication Technologies VI, 82820K (25 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.910159
Show Author Affiliations
Ninrat B. Datiri, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Ali Mirvakili, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Chirag Sthalekar, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Enjin Fu, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Chenguang Xi, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Shahan Nercessian, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Twinkle Shah, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Benazeer Noorani, Tufts Univ. (United States)
Valencia J. Koomson, Tufts Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8282:
Broadband Access Communication Technologies VI
Benjamin Dingel; Raj Jain; Katsutoshi Tsukamoto, Editor(s)

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