# IEEE Photonics Journal

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• ### Optical Based Noninvasive Glucose Monitoring Sensor Prototype

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 6805911
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Diabetes mellitus claims millions of lives every year. It affects the body in various ways by leading to many serious illnesses and premature mortality. Heart and kidney diseases, which are caused by diabetes, are increasing at an alarming rate. In this paper, we report a study of a noninvasive measurement technique to determine the glucose levels in the human body. Current existing methods to qua... View full abstract»

• ### Optical Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communication System Using LED Transmitter and Camera Receiver

Publication Year: 2014, Article Sequence Number: 7902513
Cited by:  Papers (46)
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This paper introduces an optical vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication system based on an optical wireless communication technology using an LED transmitter and a camera receiver, which employs a special CMOS image sensor, i.e, an optical communication image sensor (OCI). The OCI has a “communication pixel (CPx)” that can promptly respond to light intensity variations and an output ... View full abstract»

• ### Design, Fabrication, and Application of GaN-Based Micro-LED Arrays With Individual Addressing by N-Electrodes

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7907811
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We demonstrate the development, performance, and application of a GaN-based micro-light emitting diode ( $mu$LED) array sharing a common p-electrode (anode), and with individually addressable n-electrodes (cathodes). Compared to conventional GaN-based LED arrays, this array design employs a reversed structure of common and indi... View full abstract»

• ### Research on the Lighting Performance of LED Street Lights With Different Color Temperatures

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 1601309
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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While light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are a very efficient lighting option, whether phosphor-coated LEDs (PC-LEDs) are suitable for street lighting remains to be tested. Correlated color temperature (CCT), mesopic vision illuminance, dark adaption, color perception, fog penetration, and skyglow pollution are important factors that determine a light's suitability for street lighting. In this paper, we... View full abstract»

• ### A New Automotive VLC System Using Optical Communication Image Sensor

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 6802716
Cited by:  Papers (10)
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As a new technology for next-generation vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication, visible-light communication (VLC) using light-emitting diode (LED) transmitters and camera receivers has been energetically studied. Toward the future in which vehicles are connected anytime and anywhere by optical signals, the cutting-edge camera receiver employing a special CMOS image sensor, i.e., the optical com... View full abstract»

• ### LED and CMOS Image Sensor Based Optical Wireless Communication System for Automotive Applications

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 6801418
Cited by:  Papers (79)
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An optical wireless communication (OWC) system based on a light-emitting-diode (LED) transmitter and a camera receiver has been developed for use in the automotive area. The automotive OWC system will require Mb/s-class data rates and the ability to quickly detect LEDs from an image. The key to achieving this is improvements to the capabilities of the image sensor mounted on the camera receiver. I... View full abstract»

• ### Channel Modeling and Characterization for Visible Light Communications

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 7905616
Cited by:  Papers (26)
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In this paper, we present a comprehensive channel modeling and characterization study for visible light communications. Our study is based on ray tracing, which allows for an accurate description of the interaction of rays emitted from the lighting source within a specified confined space. Contrary to existing works, which are mainly limited to ideal Lambertian sources and purely diffuse reflectio... View full abstract»

• ### A Long Distance Underwater Visible Light Communication System With Single Photon Avalanche Diode

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 7906311
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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Underwater visible light communication (UVLC) is of great interest to the military, industry, and the scientific community. In this paper, a long-distance UVLC system is designed, where the half power angle of light-emitting diode (LED) is narrowed to enhance the optical intensity at the transmitter, and a single photon avalanche diode (SPAD) is employed at the receiver to improve the detection se... View full abstract»

• ### Visible Light Communication Using Receivers of Camera Image Sensor and Solar Cell

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 7800107
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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We propose an electronic label and sensor system using visible light communication (VLC). The downlink signal is transmitted by a white-light light-emitting diode (LED) lamp that can provide lighting, VLC, and energy harvesting for mobile devices. The downlink is received by a solar cell. The uplink can be captured by a surveillance camera image sensor. However, using the camera image sensor as a ... View full abstract»

• ### Gbps Long-Distance Real-Time Visible Light Communications Using a High-Bandwidth GaN-Based Micro-LED

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7204909
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In this investigation, we experimentally demonstrated a high-speed Gbps long distance real-time visible light communication system based on non-return-to-zero on-off keying modulation by using a high-bandwidth Gallium nitride-based micro-LED with a modulation bandwidth of 230 MHz and a size of 40 μm x 40 μm. The maximum real-time data rate obtained is up to 1.3 Gbps at a 3 m free-spa... View full abstract»

• ### Generation of RF Intensity-Modulated Laser Pulses by Dual-Frequency Injection Seeding

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 1500109
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In order to obtain high peak power RF intensity-modulated pulses for long-distance applications, a Q-switched Nd:YAG laser is injection seeded by a dual-frequency laser signal. The beat note frequency of the dual-frequency laser signal is adjusted to the frequency spacing of two adjacent longitudinal modes of the Q-switched laser. When the dual-frequency signal is injected into the Q-switched slav... View full abstract»

• ### Highly Sensitive Terahertz Gas Sensor Based on Surface Plasmon Resonance With Graphene

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 6800507
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One of the most important applications of THz frequencies is biomedical sensing. However, in a THz range, surface plasmon waves on flat metals are not confined and therefore cannot be used for subwavelength sensing. But, it has been shown that graphene can support surface waves at THz frequencies, which has similar properties as plasmonic waves in an optical range. In this paper, a highly sensitiv... View full abstract»

• ### Microwave Photonic Filter Based All-Optical Virtual Private Network Supporting Dynamic Bandwidth Allocation in OFDMA-PON System

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7900208
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We propose an all-optical virtual private network (VPN) supporting dynamic bandwidth allocation (DBA) in an orthogonal frequency division multiple access-based passive optical network. A microwave photonic bandpass filter (MP-BPF) is used to transmit the VPN signal without electrical conversion. The DBA is implemented by adjusting a free spectral range of the MP-BPF with corresponding subcarrier a... View full abstract»

• ### A Dynamic Mode Decomposition Based Edge Detection Method for Art Images

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7803813
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Edge detection is a widely used feature extraction method in various fields, such as image processing, computer vision, machine vision, and so forth. However, it is still a challenging task to extract edges from art images, due to the false edge, shadow, and double lines of art images. In this paper, we propose a dynamic mode decomposition algorithm (DMD) based method for edge detection of art ima... View full abstract»

• ### Underwater Wireless Optical Communications Using Silicon Photo-Multipliers

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7905310
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We study the use of Silicon photo-multipliers (SiPMs) for underwater wireless optical communications (UWOC) and discuss their main interests and drawbacks, compared with photo-multiplier tubes. This comparison is mainly based on practical considerations regarding system implementation and the attainable link span. Presenting an appropriate model for signal attenuation in water and considering the ... View full abstract»

• ### High Accuracy VLC Indoor Positioning System With Differential Detection

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7903713
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Recently, several positioning systems based on visible light communications (VLC) have been proposed, and most of them are based on received signal strength (RSS) because of its simplicity and high accuracy. In order to improve the accuracy further, a differential detection-based positioning algorithm is proposed. It can reduce positioning instability caused by light intensity fluctuation and the ... View full abstract»

• ### Performance Evaluation of Underwater Wireless Optical Communications Links in the Presence of Different Air Bubble Populations

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7903009
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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We experimentally evaluate the performance of underwater wireless optical communication (UWOC) links in the presence of different air bubbles. Air bubbles of different sizes and densities are generated by using an air pipe in conjunction with a submersible water pump of variable flow rate that helps break up large bubbles into smaller bubbles. Received signal intensity measurements show that bubbl... View full abstract»

• ### A 56 Gb/s PAM4 VCSEL-Based LiFi Transmission With Two-Stage Injection-Locked Technique

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7900208
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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A 56 Gb/s four-level pulse amplitude modulation (PAM4) light-based WiFi (LiFi) transmission based on a 680-nm/5.4-GHz vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) with a two-stage injection-locked technique is proposed and demonstrated. Experimentally results show that a 5.4-GHz VCSEL with a two-stage injection-locked technique is effective for 56 Gb/s PAM4 LiFi transmissions. To the authors' kn... View full abstract»

• ### Ultracompact Si-GST Hybrid Waveguides for Nonvolatile Light Wave Manipulation

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 2200110
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Phase change materials combined with silicon photonics are emerging as a promising platform to realize miniature photonic devices. We study the basic optical properties of a subwavelength-dimension silicon ridge waveguide with a 20-nm-thick Ge2Sb2Te5 (GST) top-clad layer. Numerical simulations show that the effective index of the Si-GST hybrid waveguide varies significantly when the GST changes fr... View full abstract»

• ### Chromatic Dispersion, Nonlinear Parameter, and Modulation Format Monitoring Based on Godard's Error for Coherent Optical Transmission Systems

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7900512
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This paper considers Godard's error as signal quality metric to monitor chromatic dispersion (CD), nonlinear parameter and modulation format in the DSP module of the coherent receivers. We first review a CD monitoring based on Godard's error that can be able to accurately monitor arbitrarily large dispersion values in uncompensated transmission links in combination with frequency domain equalizer,... View full abstract»

• ### Broadband Photonic Microwave Signal Processor With Frequency Up/Down Conversion and Phase Shifting Capability

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 5500112
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A new dual-function photonic microwave signal processing structure that has the ability to realize both frequency up/down conversion and RF/IF phase shifting, is presented. In the proposed signal processor, a dual-polarization dual-parallel Mach Zehnder modulator (DP-DPMZM) is used to generate an orthogonally polarized single RF/IF signal and local oscillator (LO) modulation sideband without an op... View full abstract»

• ### Angular Momentum-Dependent Transmission of Circularly Polarized Vortex Beams Through a Plasmonic Coaxial Nanoring

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 5700109
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In this paper, we report on the theoretical and numerical study of the transmission of circularly polarized vortex beams through a plasmonic coaxial nanoring. We show that the transmission peak wavelength of an incident circularly polarized vortex beam is dominantly governed by the total angular momentum, which determines the coupling to the plasmonic eigenmode supported by the coaxial nanoring wi... View full abstract»

• ### Indoor High Precision Three-Dimensional Positioning System Based on Visible Light Communication Using Particle Swarm Optimization

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7908120
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Recently, visible light communication (VLC) has gradually become a research hotspot in indoor environments because its advantages of illumination and relative high positioning accuracy. But unfortunately, in the matter of algorithm complexity and positioning accuracy, most existing VLC-based systems fail to deliver satisfactory performance. Moreover, the majority of visible light positioning algor... View full abstract»

• ### Faster-Than-Nyquist Precoded CAP Modulation Visible Light Communication System Based on Nonlinear Weighted Look-Up Table Predistortion

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7900709
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In this paper, we have experimentally demonstrated faster-than-Nyquist carrierless amplitude and phase modulation quadrature phase-shift keying visible light communication system over 1.5-m free space transmission. Weighted look-up table is used to mitigate nonlinear impairment caused by amplifiers and electro-optical components. At the receiver side, recursive least square is employed to improve ... View full abstract»

• ### Phase Retrieval for Digital Holographic Microscopy With Defocused Holograms

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 6900209
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A new phase retrieval technique in digital holographic microscopy (DHM) with three defocused holograms is proposed. Given the defocusing distance, the phase distributions of tested specimen can be reconstructed with a simple algebraic equation. We have deduced this equation in detail. To avoid the manual operation, the defocused holograms can be flexibly and precisely obtained by introducing an el... View full abstract»

• ### High-Order-Tilted Fiber Bragg Gratings With Superposed Refractive Index Modulation

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7100308
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A high-order-tilted fiber Bragg gratings (HO-TFBG) with superposed refractive index (RI) modulation written by a femtosecond laser and a phase mask has been demonstrated. The superposed grating structure is realized by the combined action of the pure ±1 order pulses interference and the heat accumulation effect of ±1 order and zero-order pulses. For the phase mask with the pitch of 3... View full abstract»

• ### Phase Retrieval Utilizing Particle Swarm Optimization

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7800109
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Phase retrieval is an important tool for image recovery techniques based on Fourier spectrum. Different iterative algorithms have been developed to retrieve phase information. However, due to the nonconvex feature of the phase optimization problem, it remains a challenge to globally obtain the optimal phase information. In this work, we proposed an iterative algorithm to retrieve the global optima... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis of the Effective Refractive Index of Silicon Waveguides Through the Constructive and Destructive Interference in a Mach–Zehnder Interferometer

Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1123 - 1132
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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This paper introduces a method of measuring the delta between the effective refractive index of a silicon waveguide and a waveguide with wider dimensions through the constructive and destructive interference in a Mach-Zehnder interferometer (MZI). The method consists of a fixed effective refractive index variation incorporated by tapering one of the arms in the interferometer to a wider waveguide ... View full abstract»

Publication Year: 2013, Article Sequence Number: 7800110
Cited by:  Papers (22)  |  Patents (2)
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We propose a novel method of compensation for imbalance between in-phase (I) and quadrature (Q) channels in the front-end circuit of digital coherent optical receivers. Adaptive finite-impulse-response (FIR) filters in the butterfly configuration, which are commonly used for signal equalization and polarization demultiplexing, are modified so as to allow for adjustment of any imbalance between the... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis on Location Accuracy for the Binocular Stereo Vision System

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7800316
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Binocular stereo vision (BSV) system has been widely used in various fields, such as intelligent manufacture, smart robot, and so on. However, the location accuracy of the current BSV still cannot fully satisfy industry requirements due to lack of a parameters optimization BSV system. In this paper, a high accuracy BSV system is proposed. This is achieved through analyzing the seven parameters of ... View full abstract»

• ### Graphene Terahertz Amplitude Modulation Enhanced by Square Ring Resonant Structure

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 5900107
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A terahertz amplitude modulator based on graphene on a metallic square ring resonant structure is proposed. By separating the graphene and the metallic structure with a thin organic dielectric layer, both the resonant frequency and the amplitude of the transmission resonant peak are modulated when graphene is electrically tuned by a bias voltage. A maximal amplitude modulation depth of 72% at the ... View full abstract»

• ### A Frequency and Pattern Reconfigurable Antenna Array Based on Liquid Crystal Technology

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 4600307
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A reconfigurable antenna array based on liquid crystal (LC) technology is proposed, which can dynamically tune operation frequency and achieve beam steering. The antenna element is composed of two parts: a microstrip patch array and a phase shifter using the inverted microstrip line (IMSL). The LC substrate is used to support the patch array for controlling its resonance frequency, while the LC-ba... View full abstract»

• ### On Laser Ranging Based on High-Speed/Energy Laser Diode Pulses and Single-Photon Detection Techniques

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 7800215
Cited by:  Papers (14)
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This paper discusses the construction principles and performance of a pulsed time-of-flight (TOF) laser radar based on high-speed (FWHM ~100 ps) and high-energy (~1 nJ) optical transmitter pulses produced with a specific laser diode working in an “enhanced gain-switching” regime and based on single-photon detection in the receiver. It is shown by analysis and experiments that single-... View full abstract»

• ### Resonances in Bianisotropic Layers

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 6100112
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This paper rigorously studies the resonant transmission of electromagnetic waves around embedded trapped modes in bianisotropic films and derives the dispersion relations, the embedded mode condition, and the coupling and tunneling of the evanescent wave within the reciprocal lossless bianisotropic layer. The Berreman's matrix model has been developed to obtain the transmission characteristics thr... View full abstract»

• ### The Propagation Properties of a Longitudinal Orbital Angular Momentum Multiplexing System in Atmospheric Turbulence

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7900416
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A novel multichannel free-space optical (FSO) communication system based on orbital angular momentum (OAM) carried by frozen waves with different longitudinal patterns is studied in this paper. The longitudinal OAM multiplexing (LOAMM) system is simulated under atmospheric turbulence, which is based on the split-step Fourier transform method and includes multiple random phase screens. The influenc... View full abstract»

• ### Real-Time Electro-Optical Tunable Hyperlens Under Subwavelength Scale

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 4600109
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Hyperlens consisted by period plasmonic metamaterials is an interesting technology for the optical imaging of arbitrary objects beyond the diffraction limit in the far field, which has great potential applications in nanophotonics. However, the functionality of previously presented hyperlens is limited to image two-dimensional (2-D) objects and work at a certain wavelength due to the dispersion of... View full abstract»

• ### Metamaterials in the Terahertz Regime

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):99 - 118
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Metamaterials are artificial composites that acquire their electromagnetic properties from embedded subwavelength metallic structures. In theory, the effective electromagnetic properties of metamaterials at any frequency can be engineered to take on arbitrary values, including those not appearing in nature. As a result, this new class of materials can dramatically add a degree of freedom to the co... View full abstract»

• ### Design, Fabrication, and Characterization of a Flexible Dual-Band Metamaterial Absorber

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 4600512
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This paper presents the theory, design, simulation, fabrication, and performance of a flexible dual-band MM absorber, which is resonant at microwave frequencies. The sandwich structure of the MM absorber is composed of the periodic array of the T-shaped metallic patches and a continuous metallic plane, which are separated by a middle flexible dielectric layer. The optimized geometric parameters we... View full abstract»

• ### Frequency Noise Characterization of a 25-GHz Diode-Pumped Mode-Locked Laser With Indirect Carrier-Envelope Offset Noise Assessment

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 3200110
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We present a detailed frequency noise characterization of an ultrafast diode-pumped solid-state laser operating at 25-GHz repetition rate. The laser is based on the gain material Er:Yb:glass and operates at a wavelength of 1.55 μm. Using a beating measurement with an ultralow-noise continuous-wave laser in combination with a dedicated electrical scheme, we measured the frequency noise prope... View full abstract»

• ### Experimental Demonstration of an Indoor VLC Positioning System Based on OFDMA

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7902209
Cited by:  Papers (2)
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We propose an indoor visible light communication (VLC) and positioning system using the orthogonal frequency division multiplexing access (OFDMA) scheme, which can provide both indoor positioning and communications. Three subcarriers with the maximum received signal intensity with respect to three light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are selected for indoor positioning based on the trilateration algorithm... View full abstract»

• ### Refractive Index and Temperature Sensing Based on an Optoelectronic Oscillator Incorporating a Fabry–Perot Fiber Bragg Grating

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 6800309
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An ultrafast high-sensitivity refractive index (RI) and temperature-sensing system based on an optoelectronic oscillator (OEO) is proposed and demonstrated in this paper. A Fabry-Perot fiber Bragg grating (FP-FBG), which combines a gap with two FBGs in a silica V-shaped slot and characterizes a narrow notch in the reflection spectrum, is incorporated in the OEO to implement a microwave photonic fi... View full abstract»

• ### Light Encryption Scheme Using Light-Emitting Diode and Camera Image Sensor

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 7801107
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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Visible light communication (VLC) is regarded as relatively secure communication when compared with other wireless communications using radio frequency (RF). However, due to the visual nature, the VLC signals are still subject to eavesdropping when they are emitted by the light source. Here, we propose a light encryption scheme using devices having light-emitting diode (LED) and a camera image sen... View full abstract»

• ### Real-Time Optical Spectrum Fourier Transform With Time–Bandwidth Product Compression

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7800214
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We propose and experimentally demonstrate a photonic technique for Fourier transformation of broadband optical spectrum and compression of time-bandwidth product (TBP) simultaneously. Conventionally, an optical spectrum could be Fourier transformed based on the so-called time-spectrum convolution technique with a linearly dispersive delay line. In this paper, a nonlinearly dispersive delay line is... View full abstract»

• ### Technology Requirements for an Alamouti-Coded 100 Gb/s Digital Coherent Receiver Using 3 × 3 Couplers for Passive Optical Networks

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7200313
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Digital coherent receivers employing Alamouti-coding are a promising solution for passive optical networks (PON) with downstream rates of 100 Gb/s/λ. To reduce the cost by utilizing high-volume photodiodes designed for 25 Gb/s data-center applications, we consider 28-Gbaud 16-QAM modulation format detected with a single-polarization coherent receiver based on a 3 × 3 coupler with sin... View full abstract»

• ### A High Sensitivity Strain Sensor Based on the Zero-Group-Birefringence Effect in a Selective-Filling High Birefringent Photonic Crystal Fiber

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7100109
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A selective-filling high birefringent photonic crystal fiber (SF-HBPCF) based Sagnac interferometer (SI) was demonstrated. The SF-HBPCF was achieved by infiltrating a high index liquid into two symmetrical air holes of the innermost layer of an index-guiding un-birefringent PCF. The birefringence characteristics of the SF-HBPCF and the strain sensing characteristics of the SF-HBPCF based SI were t... View full abstract»

• ### Study on VLC Channel Modeling Under Random Shadowing

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7908416
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Recently, visible light communication (VLC) based on LEDs has attracted much attention. In order to realize multiusers indoor VLC systems, a reasonable channel model considering random shadowing, which is first proposed to the best of our knowledge, is significant. Taking the nonquantitative obstructions with random movement into account, by introducing the Poisson process and the probability dens... View full abstract»

• ### A Multichannel Phase Tunable Microwave Photonic Mixer With High Conversion Gain and Elimination of Dispersion-Induced Power Fading

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 5500210
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A microwave photonic system that can realize frequency up- and down-conversion, multichannel phase shift, high conversion gain, and elimination of dispersion-induced power fading is proposed and experimentally demonstrated. The scheme is based on an integrated dual-polarization quadrature phase shift keying modulator that contains two dual parallel Mach-Zehnder modulators (X-DPMZM and Y-DPMZM). Th... View full abstract»

• ### Optically Pumped Hybrid Plasmonic-Photonic Waveguide Modulator Using the VO2 Metal-Insulator Phase Transition

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 4800109
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The need for ever faster and more efficient computation and communication devices has spurred interest in the field of all-optical modulators. Here a small-size hybrid plasmonic-photonic all-optical waveguide modulator utilizing a subwavelength Au/VO2 nanostructure is proposed as a high-modulation optically actuatable modulator. Using finite-difference-time-domain simulations, a nanosca... View full abstract»

• ### The Simulation and Analysis of Quantum Radar Cross Section for Three-Dimensional Convex Targets

Publication Year: 2018, Article Sequence Number: 7500308
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Quantum radar offers the prospect of detecting, identifying, and resolving RF stealth platforms and weapons systems, but the corresponding quantum radar cross section (QRCS) simulation is restricted-almost all existing methods can only be used for the two-dimensional (2-D) targets, not the 3-D targets even for convex targets. We propose a novel method that can deal with the calculation of the orth... View full abstract»

• ### Digitally Controlled Micro-LED Array for Linear Visible Light Communication Systems

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 7901508
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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In a visible light communications (VLC) system, the frequency response of the light-emitting diode (LED) limits the signal bandwidth and, thus, becomes the bottleneck of the transmission data rate. The recent technology breakthrough of the micro-LED array has the potential to improve the modulation bandwidth of the LED by ten times. On the other hand, the nonlinearity of the micro-LED array is sig... View full abstract»

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