Abstract

A novel buried photomixer for integrated photonic terahertz devices is proposed. The active region of the mesa-structure InGaAs photomixer is buried in an InP layer grown by metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) to improve heat dissipation, which is an important problem for terahertz photomixers. The proposed photomixer shows good thermal properties compared to a conventional planar-type photomixer. The MOCVD regrowth process indicates the possibility for THz photomixers to be integrated monolithically with conventional photonic devices.

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