Gigabit per second UV-C LEDs for communications

Zimi, H. and Maclure, D. M. and Chen, C. and McKendry, J. J. D. and Stothard, D. J. M. and Herrnsdorf, J. and Haas, H. and Dawson, M. D.; (2023) Gigabit per second UV-C LEDs for communications. In: 2023 IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC). IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC) . IEEE, Piscataway, NJ. ISBN 9798350347227 (

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We explore the modulation bandwidth, data communication capabilities and nanosecond pulsed performance of Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) AlGaN LEDs with peak emission wavelengths ranging from 235-275 nm. Data rates from 0.5 to 2 Gbps were achieved with -3dB modulation bandwidths up to ~100MHz.