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High-power and high-responsivity photodiodes for phased array application and their rf diagnosis
Author(s): Hao Jiang; Dong-Soo Shin; Yimin Kang; Paul K. L. Yu
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Paper Abstract

High performance photodiodes are essential for photonic insertion into Phased Array Antenna Systems. This paper discusses the RF linearity performance of photodiodes with consideration of thermal effect at high photocurrent, and presents new understandings of both surface-normal and waveguide photodiodes using an equivalent circuit model analysis. The analysis is accompanied by a novel diagnostic technique for robust examination of photodiodes.

Paper Details

Date Published: 12 November 1999
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3795, Terahertz and Gigahertz Photonics, (12 November 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.370151
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Hao Jiang, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Dong-Soo Shin, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Yimin Kang, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)
Paul K. L. Yu, Univ. of California/San Diego (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3795:
Terahertz and Gigahertz Photonics
R. Jennifer Hwu; Ke Wu, Editor(s)

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