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Two-dimensional APDs and SPADs and related methods

United States Patent

July 12, 2016
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Avalanche photodiodes (APDs) and single photon avalanche detectors (SPADs) are provided with a lateral multiplication region that provides improved amplification through increased impact ionization.
Davids; Paul (Albuquerque, NM), Trotter; Douglas Chandler (Albuquerque, NM), DeRose; Christopher (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
13/ 915,369
June 11, 2013
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.