PHYSICAL BACKGROUND OF PHOTODIODE OPERATION IN PHOTOVOLTAIC AND PHOTODIODE MODES
ITMO University; Professor
V. P. Chelibanov
JSC “OPTEC”; General Director
Abstract. Peculiarities of heterojunction p-n diode operation in photovoltaic and photodiode modes are considered. An expression for full photodiode current is derived. Advantages and disadvantages of the photodiode operation in photovoltaic and photodiode modes are analyzed.
Keywords: photodiode, voltaic sensitivity, photovoltaic mide, photodiode mode