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 publicationLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference
Subtitle of host publication2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
StatePublished - Oct 11 2010
Externally publishedYes
EventLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: May 16 2010May 21 2010

Publication series

NameLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010

Other

OtherLasers and Electro-Optics/Quantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference: 2010 Laser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO/QELS 2010
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA
Period5/16/105/21/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Radiation

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