We have demonstrated a QWIP photodetector embedded in metallic microcavity array with highly sub-wavelength pixel separation. This geometry allows for a drastic reduction of the effective area of the device and enhances light in-coupling with a lower number of absorbing quantum wells.
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Y. N. CHEN, Y. Todorov, B. Askenazi, A. Vasanelli, G. Biasol, R. Colombelli, L. Sorba, and C. Sirtori, "Microcavity Enhanced Quantum Well Infrared Photodetector," in CLEO: 2013, OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2013), paper QF1A.5.
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