Design and Assessment of a 2.5-Gb/s Optical Wireless Transmission System for High Energy Physics

@article{Ali2017DesignAA,
  title={Design and Assessment of a 2.5-Gb/s Optical Wireless Transmission System for High Energy Physics},
  author={W. Ali and G. Cossu and A. Sturniolo and R. Dell’Orso and A. Messineo and F. Palla and E. Ciaramella},
  journal={IEEE Photonics Journal},
  year={2017},
  volume={9},
  pages={1-8}
}
We designed, realized, and tested a 2.5-Gb/s optical wireless communication (OWC) system prototype, that should be employed in high energy physics (HEP) experiments, such as the compact muon solenoid (CMS). The system consists of off-the-shelf components, mainly a vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL) and a PIN photodiode with a proper ball lens. Since it should be used to transmit data among particle sensors in neighboring rings of the CMS, its target distance is 10 cm. Its most… Expand
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