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).
Tenders are invited for Avalanche Photodiode, Ad5000-9 To (To8i Package) , Qty 100 No
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.
The LLAM-1550-R08BH is the latest addition to Excelitas Technologies' series of high-performance LLAM modules and features an InGaAs Avalanche Photodiode (APD) chip with an 80 om diameter active area and operates typically at a 200 MHz system bandwidth.
The first innovation is the manufacture of an avalanche photodiode matrix created in the HgCdTe semiconductor.
When combined with an avalanche photodiode (APD), the receiver can also support ER4-lite applications.
5Gbps when used with a PIN diode, and performance with an Avalanche Photodiode (APD) exceeds -35dBm at 2.
This effort is best reflected in DRSs use of the HgCdTe alloy as well as its high-density, vertically integrated photodiode based electron-injected avalanche photodiode (HDVIP e-APD) architecture.
Tenders are invited for Avalanche Photodiode With Integrated Amplifier, Power Supply And Te Cooler
The technology allows a level of application-specific customization and performance optimization not possible using traditional photomultiplier tube (PMT) vacuum tube technology or conventional arrays of Geiger-mode Avalanche Photodiode (APDs) such as Silicon photomultipliers (SiPMs).
3 million contract to develop and demonstrate a new near-mid wavelength infrared active detection receiver system based on the company's unique Mercury Cadmium Telluride (HgCdTe) electron avalanche photodiode (e-APD) focal plane array (FPA) technology.
In 2004 the MSS recognized DRS' unique Electron Avalanche Photodiode (EAPD) technology and presented the company with its prestigious Herschel Award.