High-Speed Photodetector Characterisation by Delayed Self-Heterodyne Method

S. Hou, R. S. Tucker, T. L. Koch

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An improved single-laser heterodyning technique for measuring the frequency response of high-speed photodetectors is described. Experimental results up to 22 GHz are presented, and the accuracy and limitations of frequency response measurements made by this method are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1632-1634
Number of pages3
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number24
StatePublished - Sep 1 1989


  • Lasers and laser applications
  • Optical measurement
  • Optoelectronics
  • Photodetectors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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