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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Physics of detection and detectors

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Code Completion Credits Range
D12FDD ZK
Lecturer:
Ladislav Pína (guarantor)
Tutor:
Ladislav Pína (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Physical Electronics
Synopsis:

Electromagnetic spectrum. Sources of electromagnetic radiation. Radiometric and photometric units. Ideal detector. External and internal photoefect. Quantum fluctuations of radiation. Noise of detector and electronic circuits. Dynamic range. Detectors based on external photoefect. Photocathodes. Electron multipliers. Microchannel plates. Image intensifiers. Detectors based on internal photoefect. Semiconductor detectors. Scintilators. Detectors of IR, VIS and UV radiation. X-ray detectors.. Pyroelectricity and pyrodetectors. Detector electronic circuits. Human eye.

Requirements:
Syllabus of lectures:

1.Electromagnetic spectrum. Sources of electromagnetic radiation.

2.Radiometric and photometric units.

3.Ideal detector. External photoefect. Internal photoefect. Fluorescence

4.Quantum fluctuations of radiation. Noise of detector and electronic circuits.

5.Basic detector characteristics. Voltage and current sensitivity, NEP, D a D*, DR.

6.Detectors based on external photoefect. Photocathodes. Photocathodes. Electron multipliers.

7.Electron multipliers. Electrooptical convertors.

8.Detectors based on internal photoefect. PIN detector.

9.CCD detectors and position sensitive detectors.

10.Detectors of IR, VIS and UV radiation. X-ray detectors.

11.Detector electronic circuits.

12.Scintilators.

13.Pyroelectricity and pyrodetectors.

14.Human eye.

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:
Study materials:

E.L.Dereniak, D.G.Growe: Optical Radiation Detectors, John Wiley & Sons, 1984

Note:
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