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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The photodetectors (PD) of the sensor unit are placed on the aircraft in accordance with Fig.
Another advantage is that infrared photodetectors made from these superlattice materials don't need as much cooling.
The report of this work, entitled "Reinventing Germanium Avalanche Photodetector for Nanophotonic On-chip Optical Interconnects," by Solomon Assefa, Fengnian Xia, and Yurii Vlasov of IBM's T.
ATI's DAPD10C Series photodetectors are capable of wide spectral response from ultraviolet to near-infrared wavelengths, with the ability to detect single photons and have an unusually flat spectral curve between 300 and 600 nanometers.
One of our industrial customers came to NANOIDENT requesting a radical new photodetector array design for a specific industrial application that could not be delivered with silicon," said Klaus Schroeter, CEO of NANOIDENT.
Irving Weinberg stated: "The solid state photodetectors will allow us to build radiation detection systems with high sensitivity.
A computer would then transform photodetector signals into numbers related to the prime factor being sought.
Development of state-of-the-art organic photodetectors with sensitivities comparable to Si photodiodes and photomultiplier tubes.
Huang reported on the fabrication on a chip-based diagnostic device by integration of a pLED and a polymer photodetector with a microfluidic analysis system.
After the transmitted light passes through a polarization analyzer, a photodetector sees a continuously changing light pattern, which can be translated into digital bits.
The first photodetector demonstration is planned for the end of March 2007.