Ge-on-Si single-photon avalanche diode detectors : design, modeling, fabrication, and characterization at wavelengths 1310 and 1550 nm

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Warburton, Ryan E. ; Intermite, Giuseppe ; Myronov, Maksym ; Allred, Phil ; Leadley, D. R. (David R.) ; Gallacher, Kevin ; Paul, Douglas J. (Professor of Semiconductor Devices) ; Pilgrim, Neil J. ; Lever, Leon J. M. ; Ikonic, Zoran ; Kelsall, Robert W. ; Huante-Ceron, Edgar ; Knights, Andrew P. ; Buller, G. S. (Gerald S.) (2013)

The design, modeling, fabrication, and characterization of single-photon avalanche diode detectors with an epitaxial Ge absorption region grown directly on Si are presented. At 100 K, a single-photon detection efficiency of 4% at 1310 nm wavelength was measured with a d... View more
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