Studying thermal performance of the PIN-photodiode photodetectors based on MGL and GNR

  • S. R. Hoseini
  • H. Rasooli Saghai


The novel approach proposed in the present study is to use graphene based materials in the structure of the available infrared photo detectors in order to improve their parameters. The photo detector under study is PIN photodiode photodetector with no internal gain, but a very wide wavelength. In this paper, we have shown that the graphene-based detectors can exhibit high responsivity and detectivity at elevated temperatures in a wide radiation spectrum due to high values of the quantum efficiency and relatively low rates of thermo generation which lead them to surpass other detectors substantially.


Terahertz graphene photodetector Room temperature performance Multiple layered graphene Armchair graphene structures 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical Engineering, Tabriz BranchIslamic Azad UniversityTabrizIran

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