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Current isolating epitaxial buffer layers for high voltage photodiode array

United States Patent Application

20020182768
A1
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An array of photodiodes in series on a common semi-insulating substrate has a non-conductive buffer layer between the photodiodes and the semi-insulating substrate. The buffer layer reduces current injection leakage between the photodiodes of the array and allows optical energy to be converted to high voltage electrical energy.
Morse, Jeffrey D. (Martinez, CA), Cooper, Gregory A. (Pleasant Hill, CA)
10/ 201,458
July 22, 2002
[0002] The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract No. W-7405-ENG-48 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of California for the operation of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.