A two-electrode, radiation-sensitive junction formed in a semiconductor material in which the reverse current varies with illumination. Photodiodes are used for the detection of optical power and the conversion of optical power to electrical power.
Light detector in a fiber optic signal transport system that generates an electric current in proportion to the intensity of the light falling on it.
It is a photosensitive semiconductor diode.
A light-controlled PN junction. Current flow increases when the PN junction is exposed to an external light source. A semiconductor diode that produces, as a result of the absorption of photons, (a) a photovoltage or (b) free carriers that support the conduction of photocurrent. Photodiodes are used for the detection of optical communication signals and for the conversion of optical power to electrical power. [ Diode Manufacturers
Diode used for the detection of optical energy and the conversion of this energy into electrical power. Examples of diodes are the PIN photodiode and avalanche photodiode.
A semiconductor which measures or converts light into an electrical current. Photodiodes are commonly used in scanners, CCD sensors, and exposure meters.
A diode designed to produce photocurrent by absorbing light. Photodiodes are used for the detection of optical power and for the conversion of optical power into electrical power.
an electronic component and a type of photodetector
an electronic component and atype of photodetector
a p-n junction or p-i-n structure
a semiconductor diode that produces a photovoltage by absorbing photons
a semiconductor that does one of two things, depending on how it is used
a two electrode semiconductor device with an optical radiation sensitive junction in which the reverse current varies with the illumination
An individual photosensitive element on a imaging chip [sensor]. The information it provides becomes one pixel in an image.
A semiconductor that converts light to an electrical signal, used in fiber optic receivers.
A type of semiconductor device in which a PN junction diode acts as a photosensor.
A semiconductor diode that is designed to produce photocurrent by absorbing light. Photodiodes are used to detect optical power and for the conversion of optical power into electrical power.
A semiconductor diode that produces current in response to incident optical power and used as a detector in fiber optics.
A device that receives optical power and changes it to an electrical signal.
A diode whose reverse resistance changes with incident light. A diode whose reverse conduction is light intensity controlled.
A semiconductor diode that changes its electrical characteristics in response to illumination.
A semiconductor diode in which the reverse current varies with illumination. Characterized by linearity of its output over several magnitudes of light intensity, very fast response time, and wide range of color response.
(PD): A semiconductor device that converts light to electrical current.
A photodiode is a semiconductor diode that functions as a photodetector. Photodiodes are packaged with either a window or optical fibre connection, in order to let in the light to the sensitive part of the device. They may also be used without a window to detect vacuum UV or X-rays.