Integrated Photodiodes in Nanometer CMOS Technologies

  • Mohamed AtefEmail author
  • Horst Zimmermann
Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Microelectronics book series (MICROELECTR., volume 55)


This chapter contains aspects like technology selection and scaling of photodiode performance. Classical PN junction, double-junction photodiodes, finger photodiodes, PIN photodiodes, a spatially modulated light detector, a triple-junction photodetector and avalanches photodiodes in nanometer CMOS are described. A comparison completes this chapter.


Bias Voltage Depletion Region Spatially Modulate Light Optical Receiver High Responsivity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringAssiut UniversityAssiutEgypt
  2. 2.Institute of Electrodynamics, Microwave and Circuit EngineeringTU WienViennaAustria

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