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MicroLED for communications
A visible light communication system to improve speed, density and power consumption for high performance computing.
CEA-Leti has been working on MicroLED and related display technology for many years. Thanks to this expertise, CEA-Leti develops light communication system using MicroLED arrays to emit a modulated light signal that carries information. This light is coupled with an optical fiber bundle and sent through multiple parallel fibers. Once it is detected by a micro-photodiode array, it is converted to electrical signals.
This technology can be used for any application that requires high data throughput and high density data transfer, such as high performance computing and data centers, to address the needs of many applications sectors like:
• Future medical applications
• Smart grids
• Smart cities
• Industry 4.0
CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.