Paslaski, J. and Yariv, A. (1989) Differential photoconductive sampling with a resolution independent of carrier lifetime. Applied Physics Letters, 55 (17). pp. 1744-1746. ISSN 0003-6951. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:PASapl89
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We present a novel approach to photoconductive sampling with a resolution which is virtually independent of the carrier lifetime and is governed solely by the circuit-limited gap charging time. Using photoconductors with a carrier lifetime of 150 ps, accurate measurement of a 65-ps-wide electrical signal is demonstrated and the actual resolution is believed to be 10 ps.
|Additional Information:||© 1989 American Institute of Physics. Received 26 June 1989; accepted 13 August 1989. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation and the Office of Naval Research.|
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|Deposited By:||Tony Diaz|
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