Integrated Optical Detectors

  • Robert G. Hunsperger
Part of the Springer Series in Optical Sciences book series (SSOS, volume 33)


Detectors for use in integrated-optic applications must have high sensitivity, short response time, large quantum efficiency and low power consumption [15.1]. In this chapter, a number of different detector structures having these performance characteristics are discussed.


Quantum Efficiency Reverse Bias Depletion Layer Avalanche Photodiode Energy Band Diagram 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert G. Hunsperger
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  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of DelawareNewarkUSA

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