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Detailed performance measurements on high-sensitivity optical detectors
Author(s): Alvin S. Kanofsky; Vladimir Gershman; Warren A. Rosen
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Paper Abstract

The effects of radiation on the performance of two types of high gain optical detection components of optical LAN systems has been measured. In particular, we have determined the variation of the sensitivity, responsivity, dark current, and noise with radiation in solid state PIN diodes and avalanche photodiodes. We report here on the detailed studies that have been performed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 March 1994
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2074, Fiber Optics Reliability and Testing: Benign and Adverse Environments, (1 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.168627
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Alvin S. Kanofsky, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
Vladimir Gershman, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)
Warren A. Rosen, Naval Air Warfare Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2074:
Fiber Optics Reliability and Testing: Benign and Adverse Environments
Dilip K. Paul; Hakan H. Yuce, Editor(s)

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