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  • Editor: Anthony J. Campillo
  • Vol. 31, Iss. 10 — May. 15, 2006
  • pp: 1519–1521

C-shaped nanoaperture-enhanced germanium photodetector

Liang Tang, David A.B. Miller, Ali K. Okyay, Joseph A. Matteo, Yin Yuen, Krishna C. Saraswat, and Lambertus Hesselink  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Letters, Vol. 31, Issue 10, pp. 1519-1521 (2006)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OL.31.001519


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Abstract

We present a C-shaped nanoaperture-enhanced Ge photodetector that shows 2–5 times the photocurrent enhancement over that from a square aperture of the same area at 1310 nm wavelength. We demonstrate the polarization dependence of the C-aperture photodetector over a wide wavelength range. Our experimental observation agrees well with finite-difference time-domain simulation results.

© 2006 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(130.0250) Integrated optics : Optoelectronics
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors

ToC Category:
Optical Devices

History
Original Manuscript: January 12, 2006
Manuscript Accepted: February 12, 2006

Citation
Liang Tang, David A. Miller, Ali K. Okyay, Joseph A. Matteo, Yin Yuen, Krishna C. Saraswat, and Lambertus Hesselink, "C-shaped nanoaperture-enhanced germanium photodetector," Opt. Lett. 31, 1519-1521 (2006)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/ol/abstract.cfm?URI=ol-31-10-1519


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