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Photon upconversion devices
Author(s): H. C. Liu; H. Luo; D. Ban; M. Buchanan; Z. R. Wasilewski; A. J. Spring Thorpe; P. J. Poole
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Paper Abstract

This paper presents our research and development effort in realizing and perfecting photon upconversion devices for wavelengths from 1.5 μm region to 0.87 μm. The basic idea is to integrate a 1.5-μm detector with a 0.87-μm light emitting diode (LED), connected in series. The detected photocurrent drives the LED, thereby achieving the upconversion. Various approaches of integration methods and device designs have been tested.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 May 2006
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 6206, Infrared Technology and Applications XXXII, 620603 (17 May 2006); doi: 10.1117/12.665689
Show Author Affiliations
H. C. Liu, National Research Council (Canada)
H. Luo, National Research Council (Canada)
D. Ban, National Research Council (Canada)
M. Buchanan, National Research Council (Canada)
Z. R. Wasilewski, National Research Council (Canada)
A. J. Spring Thorpe, National Research Council (Canada)
P. J. Poole, National Research Council (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 6206:
Infrared Technology and Applications XXXII
Bjørn F. Andresen; Gabor F. Fulop; Paul R. Norton, Editor(s)

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