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Status and trends of indium-phosphide-based avalanche photodiodes and optoelectronic integrated circuits
Author(s): Wolfgang Kuebart; O. Hildebrand; Bernard M. Kramer
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Paper Abstract

Optical fiber communication systems operating in the wavelength range of 1.3 to 1.55 micrometers still demand the improvement of optoelectronic (O/E) transducers at the receiver site with respect to sensitivity, speed, and cost. Merging the O/E transducer function with electrical preamplification on one chip helps to improve these parameters. The scope of this paper is to review the status of such 'amplifying optoelectronic transducers', as there are avalanche photodiodes and optoelectronic-integrated circuits.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1994
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2149, Technologies for Optical Fiber Communications, (2 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175268
Show Author Affiliations
Wolfgang Kuebart, Alcatel-SEL (Germany)
O. Hildebrand, Alcatel-SEL (Germany)
Bernard M. Kramer, Alcatel CIT (France)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2149:
Technologies for Optical Fiber Communications
Gail J. Brown; Susan R. Sloan; Kenneth D. Pedrotti; Didier J. Decoster; Didier J. Decoster; Joanne S. LaCourse; Yoon-Soo Park; Kenneth D. Pedrotti; Susan R. Sloan, Editor(s)

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