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  • Editor: Christian Seassal
  • Vol. 21, Iss. S6 — Nov. 4, 2013
  • pp: A917–A932

Distributed dimming control for LED lighting

Sang Hyun Lee and Jae Kyun Kwon  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 21, Issue S6, pp. A917-A932 (2013)

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This paper presents a distributed energy-saving lighting strategy for the arrangements of a lighting network consisting of a group of light-emitting diode (LED) lamps and users. LED lamps have a dimming support feature to meet the illuminance requirements imposed by individual users. Both groups interact with each other via visible light communication (VLC) or other wireless communication features. This work aims to identify a configuration of lamps leading to the maximal energy saving in adaptive and distributed ways. To this end, a distributed assignment strategy is developed based on a message-passing framework where only local interactions among lamps and users are allowed for calculations and exchanges of the information on their status. The simulation results show that the proposed algorithm outperforms other distributed algorithms in a range of indoor lighting configurations.

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OCIS Codes
(230.3670) Optical devices : Light-emitting diodes
(220.2945) Optical design and fabrication : Illumination design
(060.4256) Fiber optics and optical communications : Networks, network optimization

ToC Category:
Light-Emitting Diodes

Original Manuscript: June 24, 2013
Revised Manuscript: August 28, 2013
Manuscript Accepted: September 3, 2013
Published: September 16, 2013

Sang Hyun Lee and Jae Kyun Kwon, "Distributed dimming control for LED lighting," Opt. Express 21, A917-A932 (2013)

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