Application Note

Pyroelectric Detectors: Materials, Applications, And Working Principle

Source: Laser Components USA, Inc.
Pyroelectric Detectors: Materials, Applications, And Working Principle

Pyroelectric detectors are thermal detectors that use temperature fluctuations to create a charge change on the surface of pyroelectric crystals, which produces a corresponding electrical signal. This application note discusses the materials used for their fabrication, how they operate, and their ideal applications. Download the full paper for more information.