Newsletter | March 18, 2020

03.18.20 -- Understanding Photodiodes | Photonics-Enabled Medtech

 
Resources
Photodiode Characteristics And Applications
White Paper | OSI Optoelectronics

Silicon photodiodes are semiconductor devices responsive to high-energy particles and photons. They operate by absorption of photons or charged particles and generate a flow of current in an external circuit, proportional to the incident power. 

4 Big Mistakes In Developing Photonics-Enabled Medical Devices
White Paper | Zygo Corporation

Photonics components enable the design and development of next-generation medical devices and diagnostics. This paper identifies common mistakes medical device manufacturers make when attempting to incorporate optics and photonics into their designs — and how to avoid them.

FLIR T500-Series Macro Mode: Single-Lens Solution For Imaging Small Targets
Application Note | FLIR Systems, Inc - Research & Science

Electronics inspection is one of the most common applications for thermal imaging, which typically involves finding hot spots on printed circuit board assemblies (PCBAs) and ensuring that various components are working within their design limits.

Optical Components For SWIR Imaging
Application Note | PG & O Precision Glass & Optics

This application note provides information on the benefits of SWIR imaging in harsh or low-light level conditions and PG&O's capabilities in manufacturing optical components for SWIR imaging.

Improving Microscopy And Biological Imaging With Backside Illuminated (BI) sCMOS Sensors
Article | By Scott Metzler, Ph.D., PCO-TECH Inc.

Biological labs can get better and more quantifiable image data from microscopes with sCMOS sensor-based devices.

Frequently Asked Questions: Infrared Detectors
White Paper | Opto Diode, An ITW Company

This white paper covers most frequently asked questions regarding infrared detectors and provides the answers for each of them.

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