We report an InGaAs p-i-n photodiode with a power-to-phase conversion factor of 5.6rad/W at 2V peak RF amplitude at 1GHz frequency. In comparison, a PIN-TIA photoreceiver demonstrates 44rad/W phase linearity at 0.44V peak RF amplitude.
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(040.0040) Detectors : Detectors
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(280.0280) Remote sensing and sensors : Remote sensing and sensors
(280.4788) Remote sensing and sensors : Optical sensing and sensors
S. Datta, A. Joshi, D. Becker, and R. Howard, "High Phase Linearity, High Power Handling, InGaAs Photodiodes for Precise Timing Applications," in Optical Fiber Communication Conference and National Fiber Optic Engineers Conference, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper OWX2.
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