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Language:enStatus: Standard
Term: PIN photodiode
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Definition: a photodiode with a large intrinsic region sandwiched between P- and N-doped semiconducting regions used for the detection of optical radiation

NOTE –Photons absorbed in this region create electron-hole pairs that are then separated by an electric field, thus generating a photocurrent.


Publication date:1991-10
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