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Resonant tunnelling diode based high speed optoelectronic transmitters
Author(s): Jue Wang; G. C. Rodrigues; Abdullah Al-Khalidi; José M. L. Figueiredo; Edward Wasige
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Paper Abstract

Resonant tunneling diode (RTD) integration with photo detector (PD) from epi-layer design shows great potential for combining terahertz (THz) RTD electronic source with high speed optical modulation. With an optimized layer structure, the RTD-PD presented in the paper shows high stationary responsivity of 5 A/W at 1310 nm wavelength. High power microwave/mm-wave RTD-PD optoelectronic oscillators are proposed. The circuitry employs two RTD-PD devices in parallel. The oscillation frequencies range from 20-44 GHz with maximum attainable power about 1 mW at 34/37/44GHz.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 August 2017
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 10453, Third International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics, 104532Y (22 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2276350
Show Author Affiliations
Jue Wang, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
G. C. Rodrigues, Univ. do Algarve (Portugal)
Abdullah Al-Khalidi, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)
José M. L. Figueiredo, Univ. do Algarve (Portugal)
Edward Wasige, Univ. of Glasgow (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10453:
Third International Conference on Applications of Optics and Photonics
Manuel Filipe P. C. M. Martins Costa, Editor(s)

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