Subject description - XP34ORD

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XP34ORD Optical Radiation Detection and Detectors
Roles:S Extent of teaching:2P+2C
Department:13134 Language of teaching:CS
Guarantors:Jeřábek V., Prajzler V. Completion:ZK
Lecturers:Jeřábek V., Prajzler V. Credits:4
Tutors:Jeřábek V., Prajzler V. Semester:L


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.

Course outlines:

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

Exercises outline:



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Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
DOKP Common courses S
DOKK Common courses S

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