photodetector


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pho·to·de·tec·tor

(fō'tō-dĕ-tĕk'tŏr)
A device in a spectrophotometer that responds to photons in a manner usually proportional to the number of photons striking its light-sensitive surface.
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GaAs Optical Field Effect Transistor (OPFET): A High Performance Photodetector for Automotive Applications," SAE Int.
The operating angle in the horizontal plane is nearly 60 degrees for each photodetector.
Electrons emerge from the photodetector as electrical current.
India, May 7 -- Newport has introduced a new attenuator design implemented for the popular low-power Photodetectors, Series 818.
This spatially multiplexed approach allows detection of photons at a higher rate than a single, superconducting nanowire would support, and with an efficiency and detection rate much higher than avalanche photodetector solutions.
The avalanche photodetector demonstrated by IBM is the world's fastest device of its kind.
The field fluctuations produce a photodetector signal equal to the power spectral density of the photocurrent at the same frequency, each integrated over a bandwidth [f.
It employs the same grating and photodetector as the company's higher-end spectrophotometers (SpectraFlash 600 and 300).
A photodetector gleans data from the disc by tracking the changing brightness of a laser beam that bounces off the pitted layer.
Eventually, the goal of the NIST part of the CSAC Program is to develop a clock physics package (including laser, laser optics, vapor cell, vapor cell heater, photodetector, and magnetic shield) based on the CPT scheme with volume less than 3 m[m.
The user can analyze and characterize the wavelength response of devices inserted between the monochromator and photodetector and keep the full flexibility of the monochromator filter, including the complete range of resolutions.
PowerSafe Technology is focused on completing its merger with Amplification Technologies and developing Amplification's extremely sensitive patented photodetector technology.