Ultra-Low-Temperature Silicon and Germanium-on-Silicon Avalanche Photodiodes: Modeling, Design, and Characterization

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Aminian, Mahdi;
(2014)
  • Publisher: EPFL (Lausanne)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5075/epfl-thesis-6451
  • Subject: Avalanche Photodiode | APD | Cryogenic | CMOS compatible | Germanium | Ge-on-Si | Near-Infrared | Single photon avalanche diode | SPAD | SPAD array

In this thesis we propose the use of photodiodes fabricated in planar technologies to address the detection problem in these applications. A number of solutions exist, optimized for these wavelengths, based on Germanium (Ge) and other III-V materials. In this thesis we ... View more
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