Optically Activated Back-To-Back Pin Diode Switch Having Exposed Intrinsic Region
Patent, Filed 14 Nov 97, patented 6 Jul 99
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC
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The optoelectronic switch of the present invention comprises two PIN diodes connected in series with opposed polarity having their intrinsic regions coupled to a light source for maintaining both diodes in the conductive state while the light source is on and in the non-conductive state while the light source is off.
- Electrooptical and Optoelectronic Devices