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Large-signal compression-current measurements in high-power microwave pin photodiodes

Large-signal compression-current measurements in high-power microwave pin photodiodes

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The authors present the first large-signal compression measurements for surface-illuminated pin microwave photodetectors. The maximum RF power delivered by the photodiodes was +12, +17 and +20 dBm for bandwidths of 25, 3 and 1 GHz, respectively.

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