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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 18, Iss. 11 — May. 24, 2010
  • pp: 11713–11719

SiC avalanche photodiode array with microlenses

Kejia Li, Han-Din Liu, Qiugui Zhou, Dion McIntosh, and Joe C. Campbell  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 18, Issue 11, pp. 11713-11719 (2010)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.18.011713


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Abstract

A simple technique to incorporate microlenes with small photodiode arrays is demonstrated and analyzed. Using this method, the fill factor was increased from 2.6% to 22.4% for a two by two array. Simulation results are also shown. The photocurrent with microlens was approximately 8.6 times larger than without the microlens, which is consistent with simulation results.

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OCIS Codes
(350.3950) Other areas of optics : Micro-optics
(040.1345) Detectors : Avalanche photodiodes (APDs)

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: April 7, 2010
Revised Manuscript: May 8, 2010
Manuscript Accepted: May 15, 2010
Published: May 18, 2010

Citation
Kejia Li, Han-Din Liu, Qiugui Zhou, Dion McIntosh, and Joe C. Campbell, "SiC avalanche photodiode array with microlenses," Opt. Express 18, 11713-11719 (2010)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-18-11-11713


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