Fluorescent red-emitting BODIPY oligofluorene star-shaped molecules as a color converter material for visible light communications

Muhammad T. Sajjad, Pavlos P. Manousiadis, Clara Orofino, Diego Cortizo-Lacalle, Alexander L. Kanibolotsky, Sujan Rajbhandari, Chiranthika Dimali Amarasinghe Amarasinghe, Hyunchae Chun, Grahame Faulkner, Dominic C. O'Brien, Peter J. Skabara, Graham A. Turnbull, Ifor D. W. Samuel

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Abstract

Star-shaped organic semiconductors with boron dipyrromethene (BODIPY) cores are color-conversion materials for blue LED-based visible light communications. The difference between 0 and 1 bits is resolved in colour-converted data links at 100 Mb s−1. The BODIPY modulation bandwidth is eight times higher than that measured using conventional phosphor color converters.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)536-540
Number of pages5
JournalAdvanced Optical Materials
Volume3
Issue number4
Early online date12 Nov 2014
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2015

Keywords

  • Boron dipyrromethene
  • Fluorescence
  • Colour conversion
  • Solid-state lighting
  • Organic semiconductors
  • Phosphors

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