Journal of Electronics (China)

, Volume 11, Issue 4, pp 377–382 | Cite as

Modeling of metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector

  • Chen Weiyou
  • Liu Shiyong
Research Notes


A complete model of Metal-Semiconductor-Metal Photodetector(MSM-PD) is presented. It can be used in any circuit simulators. Simulated DC characteristics for a GaAs MSM-PD are in good agreement with reported results.

Key words

Metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector Modeling Computer-aided analysis 


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© Science Press 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chen Weiyou
    • 1
  • Liu Shiyong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringJilin UniversityChangchun

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