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Authors: H. Chen, P. Verheyen, M. Rakowski, P. De Heyn, G. Lepage, J. De Coster, P. Absil, G. Roelkens, J. Van Campenhout
Title: Low-voltage Ge avalanche photodetector for highly sensitive 10Gb/s Si photonic receivers
Format: International Conference Proceedings
Publication date: 8/2014
Journal/Conference/Book: 11th International Conference on Group IV Photonics (GFP)
Volume(Issue): p.106-107
Location: Paris, France
DOI: 10.1109/group4.2014.6961949
Citations: 5 ( - last update: 16/6/2024)
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We demonstrate low-voltage germanium waveguide avalanche photodetectors (APD) with gain-bandwidth product of 88GHz. A 7.1dB sensitivity improvement is demonstrated for an APD wire-bonded to a 10Gb/s CMOS transimpedance amplifier, at -6.2V APD bias.

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