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2020/2021

Optical Radiation Detection and Detectors

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
XP34ORD ZK 4 2P+2C Czech
Lecturer:
Vítězslav Jeřábek (guarantor)
Tutor:
Vítězslav Jeřábek (guarantor)
Supervisor:
Department of Microelectronics
Synopsis:

Spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, radiometric and photometric units. Detection of optical radiation. Ideal detectors, internal and external photo-effect. External photo-effect detectors, photomultipliers. Internal photo-effect detectors, PN junction. PIN photodiode, physical principles, properties. Avalanche photodiode, physical principles, properties. Photo-resistors, physical principles, properties. Thermal energy conversion detectors. Bolometers, thermocouples. Pyroelectric detectors. Some other detector types. Optical receivers, design principles, properties, noise. Solar cells, properties. Measurement methods, applications.

Requirements:

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Syllabus of lectures:

1. Spectrum of electromagnetic radiation, radiometric and photometric units

2. Detection of optical radiation

3. Ideal detectors, internal and external photo-effect

4. External photo-effect detectors, photomultipliers

5. Internal photo-effect detectors, PN junction

6. PIN photodiode, physical principles, properties

7. Avalanche photodiode, physical principles, properties

8. Photo-resistors, physical principles, properties

9. Thermal energy conversion detectors. Bolometers, thermocouples

10. Pyroelectric detectors

11. Some other detector types

12. Optical receivers, design principles, properties, noise

13. Solar cells, properties

14. Measurement methods, applications

Syllabus of tutorials:

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Study Objective:
Study materials:

On the recommendation of the lecturer

Note:
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