Photodetectors: Devices, Circuits and Applications (Hardcover)
Explore this comprehensive introduction to the foundations of photodetection from one of the leading voices in the field
The newly revised Photodetectors: Devices, Circuits and Applications delivers a thoroughly updated exploration of the fundamentals of photodetection and the novel technologies and concepts that have arisen since the release of the first edition twenty years ago. The book offers discussions of established and emerging photodetection technologies, including photomultipliers, the SPAD, the SiPM, the SNSPD, the UTC, the WGPD/TWPD, the QWIP, and the LT-GaAs. New examinations of correlation measurements on ultrafast pulses and single-photon detectors for quantum communications and LiDARs have also been added.
Each chapter includes selected problems for students to work through to aid in learning and retention. A booklet of solutions is also provided. The book is especially ideal for students and faculties of Engineering, with an emphasis on first principles, design, and the engineering of photodetectors. Issues in the book are grouped through the development of concepts, as opposed to collections of technical details.
Perfect for undergraduate students interested in the science or design of modern optoelectronics, Photodetectors: Devices, Circuits and Applications also belongs on the bookshelves of professors teaching PhD seminars in advanced courses on photodetection and noise, as well as engineers and physicists seeking a guide to an optimum photodetection solution.
About the Author
SILVANO DONATI is Emeritus Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Informatics, Faculty of Engineering at the University of Pavia. He has been the Founder and first Chairman of the Photonics Society Italy Chapter, and is an IEEE Fellow, an OSA Fellow and a Member of SPIE.