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Microsphere-based resonant cavity silicon photodetector
Author(s): Ali Serpenguzel; Temel Bilici; Senol Isci; Adnan Kurt
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Paper Abstract

Dielectric microspheres are used to resonantly couple light from a half optical fiber coupler to a silicon photodetector. Dielectric microspheres posses high quality factor morphology dependent resonances, i.e., whispering gallery modes. The observed resonances have a channel spacing of 0.14 nm and a linewidth of 0.06 nm. These resonances provide the necessary narrow linewidths, that are needed for high resolution optical spectroscopy applications. Optical communication and biological detection applications of this optoelectronic system are studied experimentally and theoretically.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 July 2004
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 5357, Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon, (1 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.529479
Show Author Affiliations
Ali Serpenguzel, Koc Univ. (Turkey)
Temel Bilici, Koc Univ. (Turkey)
Senol Isci, Koc Univ. (Turkey)
Adnan Kurt, Koc Univ. (Turkey)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5357:
Optoelectronic Integration on Silicon
David J. Robbins; Ghassan E. Jabbour, Editor(s)

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