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On the Influence of the Extended Space Charge Region in Avalanche Photodiodes

  • G. Lecoy
  • C. Maille
  • D. Ratsira
  • R. Alabedra
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Series in Electrophysics book series (SSEP, volume 2)

Abstract

It was shown by Gärtner [1] that the extension of the space charge region had an effect on the photocurrent in the long wave limit. It is the purpose of this contribution to study this effect on the basis of noise measurements.

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References

  1. 1.
    W.W. Gärtner, Phys. Rev. 116, 84 (1959).ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    R.J. Mc Intyre, IEEE Trans. on Elect. Devices ED-13, 164 (1966).Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Lecoy
    • 1
  • C. Maille
    • 1
  • D. Ratsira
    • 1
  • R. Alabedra
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre d’Etudes d’Electronique des Solides, associé au C.N.R.S.Université des Sciences et Techniques du LanguedocMontpellier CédexFrance
  2. 2.Ecole Normale Supérieure d’Enseignement PolytechniqueUniversité d’Oran Route de la SeniaOranAlgérie

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