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Design and fabrication of a compact wavelength demultiplexer integrated with fast MSM detector suitable for optoelectronic integrated circuits
Author(s): Mahmoud Fallahi
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we report on the design and fabrication of a wavelength demultiplexer integrated with photodetector array in InGaAs/AlGaAs/GaAs structure. The demultiplexer is based on the Rowland circle grating. InGaAs MSM detectors grown on the top of an GaAs/AlGaAs waveguide structure are used for light detection. Only one step epitaxial growth is used. The cross-talk between adjacent channels measured from the detectors response is about -11 dB. The device can provide 38 output channels operating in the 1-micrometers wavelength region. The structure has the potential to be integrated with GaAs transistors without any complication in the fabrication.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 June 1994
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2145, Nonlinear Optics for High-Speed Electronics and Optical Frequency Conversion, (2 June 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.177163
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Mahmoud Fallahi, National Research Council of Canada and Solid State Optoelectronic Consortium (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2145:
Nonlinear Optics for High-Speed Electronics and Optical Frequency Conversion
Nasser Peyghambarian; Robert C. Eckardt; Nasser Peyghambarian; Henry Everitt; Dennis D. Lowenthal; Henry Everitt; Robert C. Eckardt; Dennis D. Lowenthal, Editor(s)

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