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Large-area InAlAs/InGaAs single-photon-counting avalanche photodiodes
Author(s): Joseph C. Boisvert; Geoffrey S. Kinsey; Denton McAlister; Takahiro Isshiki; Rengarajan Sudharsanan; Michael Krainak
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Paper Abstract

InAlAs/InGaAs avalanche photodiodes (APDs) have been fabricated and characterized in linear mode operation as photon counting detectors. Dark current, dark count, dynamic range, pulse shapes, and counting statistics are presented on 75 μm and 200 μm diameter APDs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 September 2004
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 5412, Laser Radar Technology and Applications IX, (13 September 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.541547
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph C. Boisvert, Spectrolab, Inc. (United States)
Geoffrey S. Kinsey, Spectrolab, Inc. (United States)
Denton McAlister, Spectrolab, Inc. (United States)
Takahiro Isshiki, Spectrolab, Inc. (United States)
Rengarajan Sudharsanan, Spectrolab, Inc. (United States)
Michael Krainak, NASA Goddard Space Flight Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5412:
Laser Radar Technology and Applications IX
Gary W. Kamerman; Gary W. Kamerman, Editor(s)

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