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High-power characteristics of ultrawideband surface-normal photodetectors
Author(s): Chi-Kuang Sun; I. Hsing Tan; John Edward Bowers
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Paper Abstract

We studied ultrafast transport dynamics of ultrawide-band surface-normal p-i-n photodetectors under high illumination and high field using electro-optic sampling techniques. Under reverse bias and high illumination, saturation nonlinearities are dominated by the collapse of the electric field from space charge screening. A transient forward external current is observed with a duration less than 4 ps. The external bias required to compensate these saturation effects increases with increased illumination.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 November 1996
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2844, Photonics and Radio Frequency, (22 November 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.258998
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Chi-Kuang Sun, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (Taiwan)
I. Hsing Tan, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)
John Edward Bowers, Univ. of California/Santa Barbara (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2844:
Photonics and Radio Frequency
Brian M. Hendrickson, Editor(s)

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