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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2007 Vol.8 No.2 P.186~191

http://doi.org/10.1631/jzus.2007.A0186


Free-Space Optical communication using visible light


Author(s):  HU Guo-yong, CHEN Chang-ying, CHEN Zhen-qiang

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Optoelectronic Engineering, Jinan University, Guangzhou 510632, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   jnu_hgy@163.com

Key Words:  Visible light communication, Red light laser, Free-Space Optical communication, Wireless laser communication


HU Guo-yong, CHEN Chang-ying, CHEN Zhen-qiang. Free-Space Optical communication using visible light[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2007, 8(2): 186~191.

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Abstract: 
The possibility of visible red light laser being used as signal light source for Free-Space Optical (FSO) communication is proposed. Based on analysis of transmission in atmospheric channel concerning 650 nm laser beam, performance of wireless laser communication link utilizing a low power red laser diode was evaluated. The proposed system can achieve a maximum range of 300 m at data rate 100 Mb/s theoretically. An experimental short-range link at data rate 10 Mb/s covering 300 m has been implemented in our university. It is feasible to enhance the system performance such as link range and data rate by increasing transmitting power and decreasing laser beam divergence angle or through other approaches.

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