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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 4 — Feb. 13, 2012
  • pp: 3572–3579

Selecting detection wavelength of resonant cavity-enhanced photodetectors by guided-mode resonance reflectors

Kuo-Wei Lai, Yi-Shan Lee, Ying-Jhe Fu, and Sheng-Di Lin  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 4, pp. 3572-3579 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.003572


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Abstract

We propose and demonstrate a novel device structure of resonant cavity-enhanced photodetector (RCE-PD). The new RCE-PD structure consists of a bottom distributed Bragg reflector (DBR), a cavity with InGaAs multiple quantum wells (MQWs) for light absorption and a top mirror of sub-wavelength grating. By changing the fill factor of the 2-D grating, the effective cavity length of RCE-PDs can be varied so the resonant wavelength can be selected post growth. Accordingly, we can fabricate an array of PDs on a single chip, on which every PD aims for a specific wavelength.

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OCIS Codes
(040.5160) Detectors : Photodetectors
(230.1950) Optical devices : Diffraction gratings

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: December 9, 2011
Revised Manuscript: January 17, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: January 18, 2012
Published: January 30, 2012

Citation
Kuo-Wei Lai, Yi-Shan Lee, Ying-Jhe Fu, and Sheng-Di Lin, "Selecting detection wavelength of resonant cavity-enhanced photodetectors by guided-mode resonance reflectors," Opt. Express 20, 3572-3579 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-4-3572


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