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IR terahertz-bandwidth InGaAs MSM photodiode for communications and sensing applications
Author(s): Jules D. Levine; Michael O'Hagan; James R. Palmer; Gary E. Halama; James A. McAdoo; Dustin Carr; Marc Currie; Thomas Y. Hsiang; Jianliang Li; Louise Lorenzo; Carlo Williams
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Paper Abstract

The insatiable desire for bandwidth has compelled many technological advances in communications system components over the last two decades. Fiber optics communications bandwidth has advanced at almost exponential rates with the developments of low-loss, singlemode fibers, EDFAs, and WDM technology which uses multiple lasers on a single fiber. The SilkRoad Corporation has taken a different approach to increasing available BW by using a single, but, very stable, laser and IR photodiode detectors of unparalleled BW.

Paper Details

Date Published: 19 July 1999
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 3749, 18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics, (19 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.355029
Show Author Affiliations
Jules D. Levine, SilkRoad, Inc. (United States)
Michael O'Hagan, SilkRoad, Inc. (United States)
James R. Palmer, SilkRoad, Inc. (United States)
Gary E. Halama, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
James A. McAdoo, NASA Langley Research Ctr. (United States)
Dustin Carr, Cornell Univ. (United States)
Marc Currie, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Thomas Y. Hsiang, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Jianliang Li, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Louise Lorenzo, Univ. of Rochester (United States)
Carlo Williams, Univ. of Rochester (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3749:
18th Congress of the International Commission for Optics
Alexander J. Glass; Joseph W. Goodman; Milton Chang; Arthur H. Guenther; Toshimitsu Asakura, Editor(s)

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