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Advances in Photodiodes

Photodiodes, the simplest but most versatile optoelectronic devices, are currently used in a variety of applications, including vision systems, optical interconnects, optical storage systems, photometry, particle physics, medical imaging, etc. Advances in Photodiodes addresses the state-of-the-art, latest developments and new trends in the field, covering theoretical aspects, design and simulation issues, processing techniques, experimental results, and applications. Written by internationally renowned experts, with contributions from universities, research institutes and industries, the book is a valuable reference tool for students, scientists, engineers, and researchers.

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Advances in PhotodiodesEdited by Gian-Franco Dalla Betta

Published: March 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/588

ISBN: 978-953-307-163-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4512-7

Copyright year: 2011

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69870 Total Chapter Downloads

63 Crossref Citations

173 Web of Science Citations

129 Dimensions Citations


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1. Spectral Properties of Semiconductor Photodiodes

By Terubumi Saito


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2. Noise in Electronic and Photonic Devices

By K. K. Ghosh


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3. Design of Thin-Film Lateral SOI PIN Photodiodes with up to Tens of GHz Bandwidth

By Aryan Afzalian and Denis Flandre


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4. Modeling and Optimization of Three-Dimensional Interdigitated Lateral p-i-n Photodiodes Based on In0.53Ga0.47As Absorbers for Optical Communications

By P Susthitha Menon, Abang Annuar Ehsan and Sahbudin Shaari


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5. Simulation of Small-pitch High-density Photovoltaic Infrared Focal Plane Arrays

By Mikhail Nikitin, Albina Drugova, Viacheslav Kholodnov and Galina Chekanova


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6. Methodology for Design, Measurements and Characterization of Optical Devices on Integrated Circuits

By G. Castillo-Cabrera, J. García-Lamont and M. A. Reyes-Barranca


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7. Performance Improvement of CMOS APS Pixels using Photodiode Peripheral Utilization Method

By Suat U. Ay


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8. Color-Selective CMOS Photodiodes Based on Junction Structures and Process Recipes

By Oscal T.-C. Chen and Wei-Jean Liu


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9. Extrinsic Evolution of the Stacked Gradient Poly-Homojunction Photodiode Genre

By Paul V. Jansz and Steven Hinckley


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10. Silicon Photodiodes for Low Penetration Depth Beams such as DUV/VUV/EUV Light and Low-Energy Electrons

By Lis K. Nanver


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11. Avalanche Photodiodes in Submicron CMOS Technologies for High-Sensitivity Imaging

By Gian-Franco Dalla Betta, Lucio Pancheri, David Stoppa, Robert Henderson and Justin Richardson


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12. The Use of Avalanche Photodiodes in High Energy Electromagnetic Calorimetry

By Paola La Rocca and Francesco Riggi


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13. Low-Energy Photon Detection with PWO-II Scintillators and Avalanche Photodiodes in Application to High-Energy Gamma-Ray Calorimetry

By Dmytro Melnychuk and Boguslaw Zwieglinski


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14. High-Power RF Uni-Traveling-Carrier Photodiodes (UTC-PDs) and Their Applications

By Tadao Nagatsuma and Hiroshi Ito


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15. n-Type β-FeSi2/p-type Si Near-infrared Photodiodes Prepared by Facing-targets Direct-current Sputtering

By Mahmoud Shaban and Tsuyoshi Yoshitake


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16. GaN-based Photodiodes on Silicon Substrates

By L.S. Chuah and Z. Hassan


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17. Gas Source MBE Grown Wavelength Extending InGaAs Photodetectors

By Yong-gang Zhang and Yi Gu


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18. Use of a-SiC:H Photodiodes in Optical Communications Applications

By P. Louro, M. Vieira, M. A. Vieira, M. Fernandes and J. Costa


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19. Three Transducers Embedded into One Single SiC Photodetector: LSP Direct Image Sensor, Optical Amplifier and Demux Device

By M. Vieira, P. Louro, M. Fernandes, M. A. Vieira, A. Fantoni and J. Costa


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20. InAs Infrared Photodiodes

By Volodymyr Tetyorkin, Andriy Sukach and Andriy Tkachuk


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21. The InAs Electron Avalanche Photodiode

By Andrew R. J. Marshall


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