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Non-contact optical position sensing using silicon photodetectors

Posted: 15 Oct 2001 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:udt sensors? optoelectronics? silicon photodetector? photodetector? optical sensor?

This application note examines the various types of silicon photodetectors and discusses the theory of operation and relative disadvantages of each type. An example of optoelectronic instruments utilizing these sensors is also presented.

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