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Title: Optoelectronic fiber photodetector

Abstract

The invention provides an optical fiber photodetector including a photoconductive element, such as a semiconducting element, having a fiber length. The semiconducting element is characterized as a non-composite material in at least one fiber direction. At least one pair of conducting electrodes is in contact with the semiconducting element along the fiber length, and an insulator is provided along the fiber length. An optical resonator can be disposed along the fiber length and along a path of illumination to the semiconducting element. The resonator is dimensioned to substantially reflect all illumination wavelengths except for a prescribed range of wavelengths transmitted to the semiconducting element. The fiber photodetector can be arranged in a photodetecting fiber grid, photodetecting fiber fabric, or other configuration for detecting incident illumination.

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Research Org.:
Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1531541
Patent Number(s):
7292758
Application Number:
11/173,827
Assignee:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
G - PHYSICS G01 - MEASURING G01J - MEASUREMENT OF INTENSITY, VELOCITY, SPECTRAL CONTENT, POLARISATION, PHASE OR PULSE CHARACTERISTICS OF INFRA-RED, VISIBLE OR ULTRA-VIOLET LIGHT
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-99ER45778; DMR 02-13282; Y77011; N00014-02-1-0717; DAAD19-01-0647; ECS-0123460
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2005-07-01
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bayindir, Mehmet, Sorin, Fabien, Abouraddy, Ayman F., Hinczewski, Dursen Saygin, Shapira, Ofer, Arnold, Jerimy, Viens, Jean F., Fink, Yoel, and Joannopoulos, John D. Optoelectronic fiber photodetector. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Bayindir, Mehmet, Sorin, Fabien, Abouraddy, Ayman F., Hinczewski, Dursen Saygin, Shapira, Ofer, Arnold, Jerimy, Viens, Jean F., Fink, Yoel, & Joannopoulos, John D. Optoelectronic fiber photodetector. United States.
Bayindir, Mehmet, Sorin, Fabien, Abouraddy, Ayman F., Hinczewski, Dursen Saygin, Shapira, Ofer, Arnold, Jerimy, Viens, Jean F., Fink, Yoel, and Joannopoulos, John D. Tue . "Optoelectronic fiber photodetector". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1531541.
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title = {Optoelectronic fiber photodetector},
author = {Bayindir, Mehmet and Sorin, Fabien and Abouraddy, Ayman F. and Hinczewski, Dursen Saygin and Shapira, Ofer and Arnold, Jerimy and Viens, Jean F. and Fink, Yoel and Joannopoulos, John D.},
abstractNote = {The invention provides an optical fiber photodetector including a photoconductive element, such as a semiconducting element, having a fiber length. The semiconducting element is characterized as a non-composite material in at least one fiber direction. At least one pair of conducting electrodes is in contact with the semiconducting element along the fiber length, and an insulator is provided along the fiber length. An optical resonator can be disposed along the fiber length and along a path of illumination to the semiconducting element. The resonator is dimensioned to substantially reflect all illumination wavelengths except for a prescribed range of wavelengths transmitted to the semiconducting element. The fiber photodetector can be arranged in a photodetecting fiber grid, photodetecting fiber fabric, or other configuration for detecting incident illumination.},
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place = {United States},
year = {2007},
month = {11}
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