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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A semiconductor two-terminal component whose electrical characteristics are light-sensitive

Usage examples (36)
  • The researchers have already fabricated, tested and measured a simple solar cell (called a photodiode, just so you know) that was formed from an individual carbon nanotube.
  • In other words, the term "2.5T" refers to 5 MOS transistors being shared between two photodiodes, or "2.5 transistors" per photodiode.
  • Semiconductor elements which can be influenced by light photoresistance cell photodiode photocell with depletion layer phototriode p-n-p switching diode p-n-p-n
  • To create a pinned photodiode pixel, a shallow layer of for more
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