Dr. Raymond K. Kostuk

Super Course Faculty
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona Dr. Raymond K. Kotsuk is a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in the University of Arizona. His areas of research include holographic techniques, systems, and materials, ion exchange waveguide devices - interfacing to polymer and PBG layers, fiber optic systems including OCDMA, error-correction codes, all-optical network issues, medical imaging sensors including OCT and holographic filtering of coherent image data. Email:

Module 8:  Optical Detectors

  • Optical Detectors
  • Introduction
  • 8.1 Optical Detectors
  • 8.2 p-n Junctions
  • 8.3 Other Detectors used in Communication Systems
  • 8.4 Noise Sources and Characterization

Module 9:  Receivers

  • Receivers
  • Introduction
  • 9.1 Performance of p-i-n photodiodes
  • 9.2 Detector Circuit Model
  • 9.3 Receiver Sensitivity

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