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CMOS driven micro-pixel LEDs integrated with single-photon avalanche diodes for time-resolved flourescence measurements

Rae, B.R. and Griffin, C. and McKendry, J and Girkin, J.M. and Zhang, H.X. and Gu, E. and Renshaw, D. and Charbon, E. and Dawson, M.D. and Henderson, R.K. (2008) CMOS driven micro-pixel LEDs integrated with single-photon avalanche diodes for time-resolved flourescence measurements. Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 41 (9). ISSN 0022-3727

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Abstract

We describe a single chip approach to time resolved fluorescence measurements based on time correlated single photon counting. Using a single complementary metal oxide silicon (CMOS) chip, bump bonded to a 4 × 16 array of AlInGaN UV micro-pixellated light-emitting diodes, a prototype integrated microsystem has been built that demonstrates fluorescence excitation and detection on a nanosecond time scale. Demonstrator on-chip measurements of lifetimes of fluorescence colloidal quantum dot samples are presented.