I need to modulate a LED quickly (multi-megahertz range) on/off. It's a high-power LED. I have had some trouble locating any well-known methods to do this. Simply switching the voltage with a FET turns on the LED quickly but the fall-time will suffer, and to solve that, I guess there are some different solutions, for example maybe switching in a reverse bias for a short while? Any ideas?
I think the underlying problem with the turn-off is that the charge-carriers make the p-n junction act a bit like an inductor in that the current will keep on going for a short while after turning off the voltage gradient, but I haven't found any reference on this.
I know that a laser-diode can be modulated much faster.