Advances in Infrared Photodetectors by Sarath D. Gunapala, David R. Rhiger and Chennupati Jagadish PDF

By Sarath D. Gunapala, David R. Rhiger and Chennupati Jagadish (Eds.)

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ISBN-13: 9780123813374

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The 1/f noise plays a significant role in MCT detectors, so significant research efforts were dedicated to understand the origin of the noise in these devices. , 2006). , 2010). These results demonstrated that intrinsically SL photodetectors do not exhibit 1/f noise. At the same time, these measurements clearly showed that sidewall leakage current not only increases the shot noise by contributing to higher dark current but more importantly it also introduces additional frequency dependent noise, resulting in much higher noise in the detector.

At higher temperatures, we expect the more dispersive parts of the HH1 to be occupied also. The thermalized holes would occupy the part of the DOS that is more 3D-like, and would attain higher velocities. 9B shows the corresponding HH1 band structure plot for the (8,6)-InAs/GaSb MWIR superlattice. -Y. Ting et al. 10 Conduction and valence band edge density of states (DOS) for the (14,7)-InAs/GaSb superlattice in Graph (A) and the (8,6)-InAs/GaSb superlattice in Graph (B). The portions of conduction and valence band DOS shown originate from the C1 and HH1 subbands, respectively.

The shot noise in the device increases with an increase of the applied bias/current, as can be seen clearly from the noise spectral density at frequencies higher than 1 kHz; however, the general “flatness” of the noise spectra does not change with bias, and no onset of 1/f noise is observed. In contrast, the noise characteristics are profoundly different in the device d2 (Fig. 23, top). -Y. Ting et al. 22 Current–voltage (I–V) characteristics of two CBIRD devices, d1 and d2, measured at T = 77 K.

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