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High-speed dual p-i-n photodiodes for optical coherent receivers
Author(s): Josef G. Bauer; Eckhard Meissner; J. W. Walter; G. Ebbinghaus
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Paper Abstract

A monolithically integrated planar dual InGaAs pin photodiode with a 3 dB bandwidth of 18 GHz has been fabricated for balanced optical coherent receiver application. The photodiodes are designed for front and backside butt-jointed fiber coupling. They exhibit a very low dark current of 10 pA at -10V, a capacitance of 85 fF and a responsivity of 1 A/W. After 4500 h operation no chip failure has occurred. High impedance front-end modules have been assembled with a 3 dB bandwidth of 8.9 GHz and a coupling efficiency of more than 90 percent (-0.5 dB).

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 May 1994
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2149, Technologies for Optical Fiber Communications, (2 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175272
Show Author Affiliations
Josef G. Bauer, Siemens Research Labs. (Germany)
Eckhard Meissner, Siemens Research Labs. (Germany)
J. W. Walter, Siemens Research Labs. (Germany)
G. Ebbinghaus, Siemens Research Labs. (Germany)


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

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