infrared-emitting diode

infrared-emitting diode

[¦in·frə¦red i¦mid·iŋ ′dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
A light-emitting diode that has maximum emission in the near-infrared region, typically at 0.9 micrometer for pn gallium arsenide.
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The new Miniflat devices consist of a phototransistor optically coupled to a gallium arsenide infrared-emitting diode.
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Key features include a gallium aluminum arsenide (GaAlAs) infrared-emitting diode, optically coupled with an integrated photodetector optimized for improved noise immunity.