Demonstration of 1-Gbps real-time optical wireless communication by simple transmission scheme


In the work, we propose and investigate a real-time optical wireless communication (OWC) system with 1 Gbps on–off keying (OOK) traffic rate for indoor and outdoor transmissions. Here, 1 Gbps OWC traffic with error-free operation can be achieved indoors under the free space transmission length of 500 m based on the simulation and experimental results. In addition, 952, 904, 476 Mbps throughput rates of proposed real-time OWC system are measured outdoors after passing through the wireless transmission lengths of 120, 300 and 500 m, respectively.

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This paper was supported by Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, under Grant MOST-108-2221-E-035-072.

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Yeh, C., Luo, C., Xie, Y. et al. Demonstration of 1-Gbps real-time optical wireless communication by simple transmission scheme. Opt Quant Electron 52, 306 (2020).

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  • Optical wireless communication (OWC)
  • Free space optical communication (FSO)
  • Laser diode (LD)
  • Real-time