Upmost efficiency Mid IR thin HgCdTe photodetectors

Roy Avrahamy, Moshe Zohar, Mark Auslender, Shlomo Hava, Benny Milgrom, Rafi Shikler

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A new resonant-cavity photodetector architecture, where mirrors are surrogated by grating-patterned meta-surfaces is suggested. We show by design that thus structured, sub-10μm thick mid-IR photodetectors, with 75nm thick HgCdTe photo-absorber, can attain unsurpassable peak efficiency.

Original languageEnglish GB
Title of host publication2020 Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO 2020 - Proceedings
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2020
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Electronic)9781557528209
ISBN (Print)9781943580767
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2020
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2020 - Washington, United States
Duration: 10 May 202015 May 2020

Publication series

NameConference Proceedings - Lasers and Electro-Optics Society Annual Meeting-LEOS
ISSN (Print)1092-8081


ConferenceCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2020
Country/TerritoryUnited States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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