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Performances of the 20-GHz optical receivers using a distributed amplifier with both matched and unmatched p-i-n photodiode input terminations
Author(s): Jia Yi Liang; Colin S. Aitchison
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Paper Abstract

High speed optical receivers have been fabricated by using p-i-n diode and distributed amplifier combinations. The high-speed p-i-n photodiode has been accurately modelled both electrically and optically. The preliminary experimental results show that the +/- 3 dB bandwidth from 1 GHz to 20 GHz was achieved for both input matched and unmatched configurations, while the later configuration shows its advantages by reducing the average equivalent input noise to nearly half the value of the former and increase the output power by 6 dB.

Paper Details

Date Published: 20 September 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2893, Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication, (20 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.252001
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Jia Yi Liang, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)
Colin S. Aitchison, Brunel Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2893:
Fiber Optic Components and Optical Communication
Kam Tai Chan; Shuisheng Jian; Franklin F. Tong, Editor(s)

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