The Highland Technology (San Francisco, CA) PH200 is the first product in the 'PH' series of extreme-performance photonic instruments. The PH200 Nanowatt Photoreceiver, designed in collaboration with Phil Hobbs, is a free-space optical/electrical converter that provides near shot noise performance in a rugged, compact package. The unique photon feedback architecture delivers a bandwidth greater than 1 MHz, with an unprecedented combination of linearity, bandwidth, and dynamic range for 10nA to 100?A photodiode signals.

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This article first appeared in the February, 2011 issue of NASA Tech Briefs Magazine.

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