A regulated high negative voltage generator for single-photon avalanche photodiodes

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dc.contributor.author Deng, Shijie
dc.contributor.author Lewis, Liam
dc.contributor.author Morrison, Alan P.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-06-28T14:53:32Z
dc.date.available 2018-06-28T14:53:32Z
dc.date.issued 2017-09-28
dc.identifier.citation Deng, S., Lewis, L. and Morrison, A. P. (2017) 'A Regulated High Negative Voltage Generator for Single-Photon Avalanche Photodiodes'. 2017 New Generation of CAS (NGCAS), Genova, Italy, 6-9 September, pp. 161-164. doi: 10.1109/NGCAS.2017.24 en
dc.identifier.startpage 161 en
dc.identifier.endpage 164 en
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5090-6447-2
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5090-6446-5
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-5090-6448-9
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6390
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/NGCAS.2017.24
dc.description.abstract In this work, a regulated high negative voltage generator for biasing single-photon avalanche photodiodes (SPAD) was developed. The circuit provides up to -70 V from a positive voltage source. This circuit allows users to control the negative output voltage using a positive voltage rail, thus eliminating the requirement of a negative voltage for the negative voltage control. This approach simplifies the setting of the output and facilitates integration in miniaturized photon counting systems. The testing on a fabricated PCB of this circuit show that the output voltage can be accurately controlled up to -70 V with ripples of less than 80 mV. A SPAD based experimental setup was also built and the experimental results show that the circuit is able to maintain a stable bias voltage for a planar SPAD at both low and high counting rates. en
dc.description.uri http://ieee-cas.org/conference/2017-new-generation-cas-ngcas en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) en
dc.relation.ispartof 2017 New Generation of CAS (NGCAS)
dc.relation.uri https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8052294/
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dc.subject Negative voltage generator, en
dc.subject Negative voltage regulator, en
dc.subject Single photon avalanche photodiode en
dc.subject Voltage control en
dc.subject Generators en
dc.subject Photonics en
dc.subject Avalanche photodiodes en
dc.subject Regulators en
dc.subject MOSFET en
dc.subject Rails en
dc.subject Avalanche photodiodes en
dc.subject Photon counting en
dc.subject Printed circuits en
dc.subject Voltage control en
dc.subject Positive voltage source en
dc.subject Negative output voltage en
dc.subject Positive voltage rail en
dc.subject Negative voltage control en
dc.subject Miniaturized photon counting systems en
dc.subject Stable bias voltage en
dc.subject Regulated high negative voltage generator en
dc.subject PCB en
dc.subject Single-photon avalanche photodiodes en
dc.title A regulated high negative voltage generator for single-photon avalanche photodiodes en
dc.type Conference item en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Alan Morrison, Engineering Faculty Office, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: a.morrison@ucc.ie en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.date.updated 2018-06-28T14:44:10Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Enterprise Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle 2017 New Generation of CAS (NGCAS) en
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dc.internal.licenseacceptance Yes en
dc.internal.conferencelocation Genova, Italy en
dc.internal.IRISemailaddress a.morrison@ucc.ie en

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