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Integration of an Organic Photodetector onto a Plastic Optical Fiber by Means of Spray Coating Technique

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  • Maddalena Binda,

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    1. Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Giovanni Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milano, Italy
    • Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Giovanni Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milano, Italy.
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  • Dario Natali,

    1. Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Via Ponzio 34/5,20133 Milano (Italy) and Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Giovanni Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milano, Italy
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  • Antonio Iacchetti,

    1. Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Giovanni Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milano, Italy
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  • Marco Sampietro

    1. Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Via Ponzio 34/5,20133 Milano (Italy) and Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, Via Giovanni Pascoli 70/3, 20133 Milano, Italy
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Abstract

A working prototype of integrated fiber/receiver system for optical data transmission is realized. The prototype is made by directly depositing an organic photodetector onto a plastic optical fiber. For the deposition of the organic layers, spray coating is successfully exploited. Operation over four orders of magnitude range of light intensities as well as photoresponse to pulsed stimulation are demonstrated.

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