Optical camera communications link using an LED-coupled illuminating optical fiber

Teli, Shivani Rajendra, Eollosova, Klara, Zvanovec, Stanislav, Ghassemlooy, Zabih (Fary) and Komanec, Matej (2021) Optical camera communications link using an LED-coupled illuminating optical fiber. Optics Letters, 46 (11). pp. 2622-2625. ISSN 0146-9592

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Abstract

In this Letter, we propose and demonstrate a novel wireless communications link using an illuminating optical fiber as a transmitter (Tx) in optical camera communications. We demonstrate an indoor proof-of-concept system using an illuminating plastic optical fiber coupled with a light-emitting diode and a commercial camera as the Tx and the receiver, respectively. For the first time, to the best of our knowledge, we experimentally demonstrate flicker-free wireless transmission within the off-axis camera rotation angle range of 0–45◦ and the modulation frequencies of 300 and 500 Hz. We also show that a reception success rate of 100% is achieved for the camera exposure and gain of 200 µs and 25 dB, respectively.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: F300 Physics
H900 Others in Engineering
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 09 Jun 2021 10:59
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2021 14:40
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/46393

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