photodetector


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photodetector

(ˈfəʊtəʊdɪˌtɛktə)
n
(General Physics) physics a device used to detect or measure light or other electromagnetic energy
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pho•to•de•tec•tor

(ˈfoʊ toʊ dɪˌtɛk tər)

n.
any device that converts light into an electric signal photoelectrically.
[1945–50]
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The lateral part represents fluctuations of shower development inside the scintillating material ([a.sub.lateral]) belonging to lateral shower containment and contribution from the statistics of the photoelectrons produced in a photodetector, which converts photons reaching its active area into electrons in terms of its wavelength dependent quantum efficiency and its internal gain, is represented with [a.sub.pe].
Subsequently, Al metal contacts were formed on the front and back of the photodetector using the same sputtering system.
The SXUV20C, from Opto Diode Corp., is a low-noise, extreme ultraviolet (EUV) photodetector that features a large 20 [mm.sup.2] circular active area.
Consequently, the three beams obtained from the principal beam must be aligned in the direction of the moving axis so that the considered beams are received by the photodetectors. The principle and the method of calculation of the position of each beam on a photodetector are presented in Figure 2.
The most important parameters for investigation photodetector properties are responsitivity (R) and gain(G)[9,10].
Graphene-based plasmonic photodetector is also reported.