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Uni-travelling carrier photodetectors as THz detectors and emitters
Author(s): Cyril C. Renaud; Martyn J. Fice; Lalitha Ponnampalam; Michele Natrella; Chris Graham; Alwyn J. Seeds
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Paper Abstract

The THz part of the spectrum (0.1 to 10 THz) has been gathering increasing interest over the past 10 years as it could enable interesting new applications. Key to its exploitation has been the development of photonic based sources and detectors. However there is a lack of room temperature operating devices for both sources and detectors. We propose the use of uni-travelling carrier photodetectors (UTC-PDs) as both source and detectors for the range up to 2 THz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 February 2015
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 9370, Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices XII, 93700B (8 February 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2080195
Show Author Affiliations
Cyril C. Renaud, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Martyn J. Fice, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Lalitha Ponnampalam, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Michele Natrella, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Chris Graham, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)
Alwyn J. Seeds, Univ. College London (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9370:
Quantum Sensing and Nanophotonic Devices XII
Manijeh Razeghi; Eric Tournié; Gail J. Brown, Editor(s)

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