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Sensitivity of a Position Sensitive Detector with Quadrant Photodiode
Optics
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2013, Pages: 38-41
Received: Apr. 7, 2013; Published: Apr. 2, 2013
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Ž. Barbarić, State University of Novi Pazar, Serbia
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Abstract
New relationships of displacement signal using four and only two opposite sectors on quadrant photodiode are derived. Sensitivity of position sensitive devices with quadrant photodiode is analyzed. The sensitivity is bigger for (1+1) than (2+2) configuration, for equal parameters. This is an important parameter in designing of command and control devices in laser guidance systems.
Keywords
A Position Sensitive Detector, Quadrant Photodiode, Displacement Signal, Sensitivity Of Device
To cite this article
Ž. Barbarić, Sensitivity of a Position Sensitive Detector with Quadrant Photodiode, Optics. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2013, pp. 38-41. doi: 10.11648/j.optics.20130202.12
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