Photodiode with 0.75 W RF Output Power at 15 GHz

Tuesday, 20 September, 2011
09:00 -- 10:45, Le Saleve
Tu.3.LeSaleve • Photodiodes & Receivers
Tu.3.LeSaleve.5 • 10:00 (Invited)

Photodiode with 0.75 W RF Output Power at 15 GHz

Zhi Li1, Yang Fu1, Huapu Pan1,2, Andreas Beling1, Joe Campbell1; 1Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia, USA; 2Watson Research Center, IBM, USA.
We demonstrate a flip-chip bonded modified uni-traveling carrier (MUTC) photodiode with a record-high RF output power of 0.75 W at 15 GHz and OIP3 up to 59 dBm. The photodiode has responsivity of 0.7 A/W, 3 dB-bandwidth > 15 GHz and saturation photocurrent > 180 mA at 11 V reverse bias.


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