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Metal-semiconductor-metal (MSM) photodetectors with plasmonic nanogratings
ECU Publications 2011
  • Narottam K Das, Edith Cowan University
  • Ayman Karar, Edith Cowan University
  • C L Tan
  • Mikhail Vasiliev, Edith Cowan University
  • Kamal Alameh, Edith Cowan University
  • Yong Tak Lee
Publication Date
1-1-2011
Document Type
Journal Article
Faculty
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
School
Electron Science Research Institute (ESRI)
RAS ID
12673
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This article was originally published as: Das, N. K., Karar, A. , Tan, C., Vasiliev, M. , Alameh, K. , & Lee, Y. (2011). Metal-semiconductor-metal (MSM) photodetectors with plasmonic nanogratings. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 83(11), 2107-2113. doi:10.1351/PAC-CON-11-01-13 Original article available here.

Abstract

We discuss the light absorption enhancement factor dependence on the design of nanogratings inscribed into metal-semiconductor-metal photodetector (MSM-PD) structures. These devices are optimized geometrically, leading to light absorption improvement through plasmon-assisted effects. Finite-difference time-domain (FDTD) simulation results show ~50 times light absorption enhancement for 850 nm light due to improved optical signal propagation through the nanogratings. Also, we show that the light absorption enhancement is strongly dependent on the nanograting shapes in MSM-PDs.

DOI
10.1351/PAC-CON-11-01-13
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Citation Information
Narottam K Das, Ayman Karar, C L Tan, Mikhail Vasiliev, et al.. "Metal-semiconductor-metal (MSM) photodetectors with plasmonic nanogratings" (2011)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mikhail_vasiliev/39/