InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode (APD) 2.5 Gbps APD with TIAInGaAs Avalanche Photodiode (APD) 2.5 Gbps APD with TIA

Product Code (Ordering Information): PDFA0055-TOL-T0A


  • G-PON Transceivers
  • SONET OC-48/SDH STM-16 Transmission System
  • DWDM System
  • Gigabit Ethernet/Fiber Channel Systems


  • Hermetically Sealed
  • Planar Structure for High Reliability
  • High Sensitivity (-32dBm)
  • 1000 to 1625nm Spectral Response
  • Low Dark Current


GoFoton’s Avalanche Photodiode (APD) with TIA is suitable for 2.5 Gbps applications in G-PON transceiver products, and other optical systems.  This InGaAs APD has a planar structure for high reliability.




Electro-Optical Characteristics

Parameter Min. Typ. Max.
Supply Current (mA)   45 60
APD Breakdown Voltage (V) 35 50 65
Cut-off Frequency (GHz) 1.8    
Optical Overload (dBm) -3    
Sensitivity (dBm)     -32
1) Condition unless noted; 25OC, Pout =1uW
2) 2.5Gbps, BER = 10-10, PRBS 223-1

Recommended Operating Condition

Parameter Min. Typ. Max.
Power Supply (V) 3.0 3.3 3.6

Absolute Maximum Rating

Parameter Min. Max.
APD Reverse Current (mA)   1
APD Forward Current (mA)   1
Supply Voltage (V) -0.7 5.0
Maximum Input Power (mW)   1
Operating Temperature3) (OC) -40 +85
Storage Temperature3) (OC) -40 +85
3) Operational or storage beyond these absolute maximum ratings cause permanent damage to the device.



InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode (APD) 2.5 Gbps APD with TIA

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