Waveguide-integrated low-noise germanium avalanche photodetector with 6dB sensitivity improvement

Solomon Assefa, Fengnian Xia, Yurii A. Vlasov

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Abstract

A waveguide-integrated Germanium avalanche photodetector with 6dB sensitivity improvement and excess noise with keff ~ 0.1 was demonstrated while operating with 12dB gain at around 3V bias voltage. The photodetector was monolithically integrated into front-end CMOS.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701

Other

OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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