avalanche photodiode


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avalanche photodiode

[′av·ə‚lanch ‚fōd·ō′dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
A photodiode operated in the avalanche breakdown region to achieve internal photocurrent multiplication, thereby providing rapid light-controlled switching operation.
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An avalanche photodiode differs from the simple PIN photodiode by providing internal photo-electronic signal gain (M).
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It is composed of an acoustooptic tunable filter (AOTF) for wavelength distinction an avalanche photodiode (APD) for detector, a fiberoptic probe, holographic notch filters for Rayleigh injection, and a diode laser for excitation.
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