Suppression of space charge effect in MIC-PD using composite field structure

Suppression of space charge effect in MIC-PD using composite field structure

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A maximised induced current photodiode with a novel composite field structure that suppresses the space charge effect achieved a 2 V bias operation for an average photocurrent of 4 mA with a 3 dB bandwidth of over 35 GHz.


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