We present practical planar AlInAs APDs, which have large gain-bandwidth products, low noise, and high reliability. The APD receivers had a sensitivity of -28.6 dBm at 10 Gb/s and -37.0 dBm at 2.5 Gb/s.
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(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
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E. Yagyu, E. Ishimura, M. Nakaji, H. Itamoto, T. Aoyagi, K. Yoshiara, and Y. Tokuda, " Recent Advances in AlInAs Avalanche Photodiodes," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and Exposition and The National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest Series (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2007), paper OThG2.
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