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Optical control of microwave circuits using photodiodes
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Paper Abstract

This paper provides a review of various methods of optical control of microwave circuits by using p-i-n photodiodes. Theoretical and experimental studies have been carried out to investigate the effect of optical radiation on the capacitance and resistance of a p-i-n photodiode at low and high frequencies. Methods are discussed to increase the capacitance ratio and quality factor of a p-i-n photodiode operating as a varactor to implement optical control of microwave circuit.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 October 2005
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5948, Photonics Applications in Industry and Research IV, 59480R (7 October 2005); doi: 10.1117/12.620229
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Sergei Malyshev, Institute of Electronics (Belarus)
Alexander Chizh, Institute of Electronics (Belarus)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5948:
Photonics Applications in Industry and Research IV
Ryszard S. Romaniuk; Stefan Simrock; Vladimir M. Lutkovski, Editor(s)

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