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Lecture Hall A1 CLEO®/Europe-EQEC > Optical Technologies for Communications and Data Storage > Integrated technologies for data networks
18:45-19:00 h | Hall A1 Room 6 "Charles Townes"
Subjects: Lasers and Laser SourcesSpeaker: Tobias Beckerwerth (Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute)
Chairman: Alessandro Tonello (, Université de Limoges)
A High-Speed Balanced Avalanche Photodetector (APD) on InP substrate is demonstrated. Based on the device performance an energy efficient homodyne detection scheme using DQPSK signals withoud the need of a locals oscillator is derived.