We present a newly designed polymer light-emitting diode with a bandwidth of ∼350 kHz for high-speed visible light communications. Using this new polymer light-emitting diode as a transmitter, we have achieved a record transmission speed of 10 Mb/s for a polymer light-emitting diode-based optical communication system with an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing technique, matching the performance of single carrier formats using multitap equalization. For achieving such a high data-rate, a power pre-emphasis technique was adopted.
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Le, S. T., Kanesan, T., Bausi, F., Haigh, P. A., Rajbhandari, S., Ghassemlooy, Z., Papakonstantinou, I., Popoola, W. O., Burton, A., Le Minh, H., Cacialli, F., & Ellis, A. D. (2014). 10 Mb/s visible light transmission system using a polymer light-emitting diode with orthogonal frequency division multiplexing. Optics Letters, 39(13), 3876-3879. https://doi.org/10.1364/OL.39.003876