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6 May 1996 Time-response analysis of GaInAs MSM photodiode structures
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Proceedings Volume 2799, Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements; (1996)
Event: International Conference on Coherent and Nonlinear Optics, 1995, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
One of the main challenges in the development of the MSM PD (metal-semiconductor-metal photodiode) structures is to obtain a short impulse response. The time-dependent behavior can be best studied in terms of device simulations. We analyze the performances of GaInAs interdigital MSM PD structures by simulating the electron and hole movement with a two- dimensional self-consistent time-dependent technique. The model provides a clear understanding of high-speed dynamic processes in structures with micron and submicron spacing. Several ways of improving the high-speed impulse response of GaInAs MSM PD are proposed.
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S. V. Averin, Remy Sachot, J. Hugi, Marc P. de Fays, and Marc Ilegems "Time-response analysis of GaInAs MSM photodiode structures", Proc. SPIE 2799, Atomic and Quantum Optics: High-Precision Measurements, (6 May 1996);


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