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High-performance p-i-n/HBT monolithic photoreceivers for lightwave communications
Author(s): Chandra S. Chandrasekhar; Leda M. Lunardi
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Paper Abstract

Long wavelength optoelectronic integrated circuits (OEICs) have made impressive progress in the last decade and their performance has become attractive enough to be considered as part of lightwave communication systems. This paper reviews these aspects of OEICs, with emphasis on monolithic photoreceivers which incorporate heterojunction bipolar transistors for the electronic functions. We review single channel p-i-n/HBT photoreceivers with speeds up to 12 Gb/s and multi-channel array-type receivers suitable for WDM applications with an aggregate throughput of 20 Gb/s.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 December 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2613, Emerging Components and Technologies for All-Optical Networks, (27 December 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.228863
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Chandra S. Chandrasekhar, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
Leda M. Lunardi, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2613:
Emerging Components and Technologies for All-Optical Networks
Emil S. Koteles; Alan Eli Willner, Editor(s)

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