We demonstrate a signal-to-noise ratio for a photonic-crystal nano-photodetector loaded with 59-k… resistor revealing 30 dB higher than conventional photodetector thanks to thermal-noise suppression. Reception of ultralow optical energy of 74 aJ is theoretically expected.
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