photocell

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photocell 

Physical receptor that produces electric current when light is incident upon it. Syn. photoelectric cell.
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Shibata, "A low dark current InGaAs/InP p-i-n photodiode with covered mesa structure," IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, vol.
The open circuit voltage ([V.sub.oc]) and short circuit current ([I.sub.sc]) of the photodiode under 100mW/cm illumination are given in Table 2.
Photodiode itself can function as a temperature sensor [21], but then it should run under no-load conditions (as opposed to the mode of photodiode short circuit under the measurement of the UVR irradiance).
Photodiode sun sensors have been used often for spacecraft and satellite attitude determination systems [18,19].
The light box is designed to locate the photodiodes. The light box was fabricated by using black colour acrylic with octagonal shape to provide better guide for photodiode arrangement.
The photodiodes feature a large (10 mm x 10 mm square) active area with room-temperature operation and a small detector footprint.
Optocouplers for analog signals galvanic isolation are formed on either side of the one LED and the other one photodiode. These optocouplers, however, are inherently less linear and for galvanic isolation of analog signals not very appropriate.
Ophir-Spiricon has released their PD10-IR-pJ Photodiode Energy Sensors, which measure very low energy to 30 pJ.
The ODD-470W is the first in a series of three new selective wavelength photodiodes being introduced by Opto Diode.
The photodiode array (PDA) detector for the TDAmax gel permeation chromatography (GPC/SEC) system from the company is said to provide a powerful and flexible tool for the rapid analysis of both polymers and biopolymers.
The photodiode array detector provides noise specifications of 10 [micro]AU and data rates of up to 80 Hz.