We study low-temperature-grown GaAs (LT-GaAs) based ultrafast Fabry-Pérot cavity photoconductors, designed for THz optoelectronics applications using 1550 nm pulsed lasers. We present here, as a proof of concept, the under-sampling of continuous RF waves up to 67 GHz.
We present a new design of InGaAs metal-semiconductor-metal (InGaAs-MSM) photodetectors placed in optical resonant cavities in order to reduce inter-electrode spacing while keeping a high photoresponse. Its static and dynamic photoresponse properties have been measured by means of a photomixing experiment up to 67 GHz, showing the potential of this device for GHz and THz applications.
This paper presents the development and use of high-efficiency Unitravelling carrier photodiodes for THz communications. Using these devices, high output power is obtained close to the mW level. THz wireless links demonstration is also presented using these devices, using high-level modulation schemes (QAM-16) and 32 Gbit/s data-rate. This result demonstrates the capability of the UTC-PD devices of...
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