Waveguide-integrated Germanium avalanche photodetector for low-noise and high-speed operation

Solomon Assefa, Fengnian Xia, Yurii A Vlasov

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Abstract

A waveguide-integrated Germanium avalanche photodetector with 10dB gain and excess-noise factor with k eff below 0.2 was demonstrated. Gain-bandwidth-product of 350GHz was achieved at 3V. The single-crystalline Ge waveguide was integrated utilizing rapid melt growth technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2010 7th IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2010
Number of pages1
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event2010 7th IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2010 - Beijing, China
Duration: Sep 1 2010Sep 3 2010

Publication series

NameIEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics GFP
ISSN (Print)1949-2081

Other

Other2010 7th IEEE International Conference on Group IV Photonics, GFP 2010
CountryChina
CityBeijing
Period9/1/109/3/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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